Friday, April 29, 2011

4-29-11

rough color flats on the Back Alley Hero cover. this thing is gonna be a real bitch

Thursday, April 28, 2011

4-28-11

i've run into a crazy glitch in photoshop tonite, it's driving me absolutely crazy. if anyone looking at this knows anything about digitally coloring in photoshop and knows about the cmyk and black copy channels, i need your help. quickly.

EDIT: almost 3 hours wasted tonite trying to figure this out. finally got it. no drawing tonite but i'll throw up an old one for shits and giggles.

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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

4-27-11

not feeling it tonite. that pen tip might not have a long life... it wasn't flowing predictably at all. couldn't get shit out of it. i'm gonna go finish reading Coraline instead.

4-26-11

day 2 of dinkin' around with that A-5 pen tip. lottsa fun. but it didn't work right at the end of the night. might have a disappointing life span. oh well. this thing gets big fat bold lines as well as delicate feathered hatching. i hope this pen works out.

Monday, April 25, 2011

4-25-11

taking the night off!

EDIT: goofed around for the first time with a Speedball A-5 pen tip. i was intending to use it for lettering purposes but quickly became shocked with it's range of line quality. i'm kinda geekin' out right now. every line here was made with the A-5. i dipped for ink probably 3 or 4 times. it was amazing. probably the funnest 2 minutes of drawing in years.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

4-24-11

final inked line art for the Back Alley Hero cover #0. colors will be underway tomorrow, lettering for the entire thing starting now.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Thursday, April 21, 2011

4-21-11

hey look! i drew a helicopter! and some clouds! took me like 30 minutes! wasn't much but it was the final pencil art of the Back Alley Hero #0 wrap around cover. i'm really diggin' this. i'll have a full scan up later. inks this weekend. full digital color monday and tuesday. hand lettering for the interior after that.

4-20-11

desk shot of the in-progress back cover pencil art for Back Alley Hero #0. coming along nicely. i'll be done penciling this by lunchtime tomorrow.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

4-19-11

desk shot, Back Alley Hero front cover finished pencils (close enough for now). a few slight adjustments were made and i think i'm pretty happy with it now.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

4-18-11

erased everything i drew today. probably should just hang it up for the night. i might be changing the entire composition of this whole damn piece. really didn't have time for that. oh well.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

4-17-11

desk shot, Back Alley Hero wrap around cover pencils are underway.

4-16-11

again, this might not look like much, but these are the final thumbnails for the Back alley Hero cover. these will be lightboxed onto the final art board and i'll get crackin' on the official pencils tomorrow.

Friday, April 15, 2011

4-15-11

might not look like much but i've been trying to figure this damn thing out for a loooong time. thumbnail of the new Back Alley Hero #0 wrap-around cover. i'm excited about getting this whole thing lettered and wrapped up nice and neat, getting it out there in the world. it's time.

4-14-11

day 7 of classic spidey villians... (probably my favorite since i was a kid) THE LIZARD!

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

4-13-11

day 6 of classic spidey villians.. it's been a total sausage party up to this point so here's The Black Cat to spice things up a bit

4-12-11

day 5 of classic spidey villians: Electro!

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

4-11-11

probably too many drinks had at my bro in laws' birthday party tonite to think that this classic spidey villain sketch is gonna turn out alright. purposefully chose the Chameleon. you'd never get a sharp look at him in the first place. always in the hazy peripheral. there'll be a good one tomorrow, i promise.

Day after edit: i HAD to change his hand. it was horrible and bothering me greatly. this one is mildly better. thanks

Sunday, April 10, 2011

4-10-11

day 3 of classic spidey villians: the Scorpion!   now, i know there are cooler versions of this character over the years, but there's just something about that original, strange old Ditko design that cracks me up.  plus, my 3 year old requested this one today, and he only knows Scorpion from those early comics and the 60's cartoon, so this is for him.

Saturday, April 9, 2011

4-9-11

day two of classic spidey villians. next, it's Kraven the Hunter (posing for playgirl i guess).

4-8-11

day one in a series of classic Spiderman villians. first up, the Rhino.

Friday, April 8, 2011

4-7-11

uh oh, fell asleeep at like 9:30 (alot different than my regular 3a.m.). no drawing today. throw rocks at me if you want. oh well, needed to rest my eyes anyways.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

4-6-11

gonna be out of town tonite, so no new drawing. going to see the mighty Queens of the Stone Age perform, so, even tho their music inspired this illo quite a few years ago, i thought i'd toss it up. from the archive, 2005. VIVA QOTSA

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Sunday, April 3, 2011

4-3-11

today's entry isn't a drawing, but i did start up a hopefully semi-weekly comic strip thang called "Rubber Crutch Comicks." it will feature some stuff out of the rubber crutch archives for the next several weeks until i can get things up and running. check it out! http://rubbercrutchcomicks.blogspot.com

Saturday, April 2, 2011

4-2-11

4-1-11

i'm taking the night off. spent the day working up another version of the image below, with a second nearly identical logo. not worth posting, just technical bs. but i still worked today, for the record.