I'll be at New York Comic-Con this week and I wanted to get the info out there on what I plan on doing/where to find me.
First up: I will have a table in Artist Alley, table R9. Here I will be signing, doing sketches, and selling prints. We will actually have a FREE print this year of Ursula from the Little Mermaid, so swing by to get your hands on that.
I will most likely NOT be there on Thursday. I am going to try to get in and get set up, but my flight doesn't land until 5 pm, so it's not looking good. So if you want to get on the sketch list, it is first come first serve starting Friday morning.
Next up: I will have prints of
So last week I wrote about irrational confidence and how it helps artistsand you all seemed to enjoy it. One of the things that really stood out to me was how many of you went out and bought "Force: Dynamic Life Drawing for Animators" by Mike Mattesi.
As a person that spends a lot of time trying to get better at drawing, I have read a billion and a half art instruction books. Not all of them are good, and some of them I feel even steer you in the wrong direction. So I'd like to try and distill the information that I've accumulated over the years for you here—which books actually worked for me. I'll provide links as well. What a sw
I was doing some studying of construction this morning and it got me to thinking on some stuff that might be helpful to you crazy kids that wanna break into comics as artists.
When I was coming up, I had an irrational confidence. I didn't know it was irrational at the time, but I can now see it upon reflection. I just KNEW that I was gonna be able to do this one day.
But when I go back and look at old drawings I did, I think, "What the hell was I thinking?" I mean, I was BAD. I definitely could draw, but I was a complete amateur in every way. A hobbyist. I was a guy that had a better jump shot than his friends and somehow I knew that
I have a ton of art posted on my Facebook fan page. On here I generally just post finished pieces. But on the fan page you can see sketches and raw scans of pages and all kindsa good stuff. You can also see more on my Tumblr. Check 'em out.
Facebook Fan Page: https://www.facebook.com/ArtOfRyanStegman