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Chicago - Drummers

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A comic inspired my trip to Chicago.
It's part of a project about the sounds we encountered.

This was an attempt to try and capture visually the sound of the street drummers. I used photos I took of water to create the splashes of 'sound' and some of the other ripply textures. The bright colours are meant to feel kind of carnival-like and celebratory with the one contrasting panel showing the reality of them being essentially buskers. The ghost like things are their chanting voices.
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sillyworm's avatar
the bucket boys! <3
betteo's avatar
Total awesome for this. :eye:
BrokenLambLegs's avatar
This kind of reminds me of the blue man group, nice job.
The-grimm-reeper's avatar
I like panel seven. For all their skill the realty is they're playing on the street and so few people give them anything.
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InkyDinkyWho's avatar
Oh I like this one too, love the colors.
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antlercat-anon's avatar
This is so alive...I really like it - you definitely got the feeling across, if that makes sense. :heart: I like your Chicago series!
MumblingIdiot's avatar
Glad you like it!
It's a bit different this one and 'non-drawing' based I guess, but I was really happy with how it turned out.

Thank you!
There's 5 more on the way too. In theory..
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