Friday, February 27, 2009

New Artist for Seminar

As mentioned in this week's (air date 2/22/09) TWIP Loran Skinkis is no longer able to continue on as cover artist for Semninar. Kristy Plotkin will now assume cover duties starting with next month's release. Congrats, Kristy; and we all wish Loran the best in all of his future artistic endeavours!

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Superman: Last Son of Krypton Issue 50

This episode was pretty metal. I absolutely loved it, and drawing this cover. Commentary is here.

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Catwoman Issue 6

Hey All,

Here's the cover for Catwoman Issue 6. I mixed some drawing from reference as well as some drawing from my own head. Catwoman was drawn from my head. I thought of a pose and drew it as a stick figure. Then I did alot of scribbling (gesture drawing) until I came up with the right look. I wanted her jumping from the page and so that was why I gave her that pose. I also wanted some foreshortening.
So I had her arm coming forward and threw in her whip doing a little 3D effect as well. The reference drawing came from Charlize Theron photo. I liked it a lot cuz it made her look frustrated that she hasn't caught up yet with Catwoman, yet it shows her overlooking her as she is getting closer and closer.
I did the drawing on a Blue Line art board. I just bought them and decided to try it out. It works well with pencils. The stomps smoothed out the pencils and blended them well.
All in all, I am pretty happy with it. I like the action in the drawing and I like the portrait drawing of Tsarina just so people can see what I think she would look like.
commentary is below

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Defiant, ep. 32

you can view my comments on this piece on my blog, here.