From time to time I’ve been asked “What reference books do you use?” or “who’s the artist you use for reference?”
Answering the latter question is easy. For STYLE, the artist I referenced earlier when I was starting out making a living out of drawing is Jim Lee much like anyone else at the time. The other guy is Masamune Shirow.
I found out about Jim Lee through another comic book artist who showed me a graphic novel copy of Uncanny X-men while I was submitting samples of my artwork to local publishers here. I love the energy of his work and I like his art style because it looked easy enough to emulate and make
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You carefully enter the area code, the country code, the city code and the local number
The phone rings and then stops, you wish that it's not the answering machine, someone answered.
Beforehand you checked the timezone and you know it's afternoon to where you're calling so you say "Good afternoon, My name is Joseph and I am calling long distance from the Philippines. May I speak with _________ ?..."
The girl at the end of the line says "There's no one here by that name"
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