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Miracleman!

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Been a long time since I drew a picture of Miracleman. Unfortunately I had, once again, more free time than I cared for while sitting at a table during a convention. I used an app to pose a figure and found that to be really helpful and I have to remind myself that I am NOT one of those awesome comic artists that can draw human figures so well out of their heads and that I use reference. Still learning I guess.

Miracleman. Plus the actual pencil drawing and the digitally inked version too!

Enjoy!






Comic Daredevil!

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Here is a picture I drew while manning my table at a convention this past summer. I was pretty happy with the drawing so I naturally wanted to digitally ink and paint it up. The only down side is that I wish I didn't have enough of that free time to draw a picture!! Oh well.

Enjoy!



Harley Quinn!

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I have been asked for a very LONG time to draw a Harley Quinn picture and I finally acquiesced. I am  much more of a fan of the classic costume so I stuck with that and for the Joker (who I just had to include) I went with Harley's Joker himself. If you don't know he is a known cos-player who was gracious enough to let me use his likeness for the picture.

Enjoy!




Sketchbook!

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Wow! I can't believe it's been three months since I last posted. To what was once a daily ritual to becoming almost an afterthought. I guess that the moving mindset of the social media crowd is ever changing. I'm still not sure if anyone even reads this blog anymore and that makes me a bit, not sad but perhaps melancholy. I used to read many blogs myself and it was like getting the morning paper. Part of a ritual. I still do read quite a few but it's not as regular so I am just as guilty as everyone else. So here I am prattling on when I really just came here to finally post some pics. I have a bunch of sketchbook pages that have added up so I thought I would dump them all at once.

So if anyone is reading this, Enjoy!








Gravity Falls!

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I LOVED the show Gravity Falls. My whole family did! Not often you get a show that is so clever that not only do adults and kids can enjoy it but the re-watchabilty is that high too! My son really enjoyed going back and looking for clues in past episodes that were revealed later on and how characters showed up in the background early on to not really play a part until later on. The time traveler is the obvious example that comes to mind.

For quite some time I have toyed with the idea of doing a Gravity Falls picture and it just seemed like it was time but the question was how to do it. To keep them looking like their cartoon images or to "fan cast" them. I obviously chose the later. I hope you like my casting as well as the picture!

Enjoy!







PS- Can you crack the code??

Two Supermans!

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Here are two "doodles" really. The first is an attempt at a retro looking Superman drawing reminiscent of Jack Kirby complete with some half-tone dots and Kirby Krackle!! This is always fun to do even if the end result was not exactly like I had planned but that's OK as I still consider this a sketch.

The other is a blue line pencil drawing of Superman. I was pretty pleased the way it came out and I thought it would be fun if I had a friend of mine (who happens to be a REAL comic book inker that actually inked some Superman) to ink it. Unfortunately I sketched this on an OLD pad of paper that is not only yellowing with age but is not suitable for inking as it would spread and bleed. So the inking aspect will have to wait a bit but I do hope to have that done still.

Enjoy!







Brando Superman!

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Let me go back in time a bit. Remember my Paul Newman Aquaman (if you don't, shame on you!)? Well as a warm up for that, I worked up on my phone another of the retro-casting movie posters. Seemed like an obvious choice to have Marlon Brando play Superman as he is so well known for being Jor-El in the 1978 movie version! The thought of a young, brooding Superman set in the 1950's seems like such fun! I kept the design for this pretty simple and I did cheat a bit and added a slightly modified rocket from my Flash Gordon poster.

Enjoy!