Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Page 2 - Inks Complete

Mornin' ARTfans!

Well... preparations are underway... Getting ready for ACE (Albuquerque Comic Expo)... working on putting the books together for the kids... trying to wrap up a little 5pg short story I started last week... and still thinking about all the work I still need to do to get ready for ACE (sketchbook, prints, business cards, banners, coloring books...) Looks like May is going to be a busy month.

Here is the 2nd page of my 5pg short story, inking is complete - and I'm moving on to the coloring (shading really, since it's going to be in black & white).
Neil mentioned that this would make a great coloring page (I think he's right!!!) I should print off a couple of copies of this, and bring some home for my kids to color!

Oh, and I'm almost done w/ the coloring/shading for Pg. 1...


Well, more work to do tonight... gotta wrap this thing up quick tho'... lots to do.

Hope you all enjoy!

-Nebbish!

7 comments:

  1. Neb, hope you guys have an awesome time at the con and it brings re-stoked flames and lights some fires under rears! These pages are looking slick and I agree with Neil, I thought the same thing by way of usuage of that thick bold line. How'd you sling that contour and get that thickness going? Traditional or digital?

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  2. congratulations my friend, your website is awesome, i really appreciate coming here to see what you have.

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  3. I'm almost all digital Hunter. I think the only 'traditional' media that I used was the rough sketches I did on a yellow lined notebook to breakdown each of the pages.

    I use Illustrator to do my inking, and it's weird, but I really like how it does the linework. I'm interested in playing with another piece of software called Manga Studio... but haven't quite got a feel for it yet.

    I talked to Neil yesterday about handing out a 'slightly modified' version of page two above as a 'flyer' on Free Comic Book Day... Slap our website(s) on there somewhere and hopefully (maybe) generate some interest...

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  4. I think fliers, post cards and promo pieces are an awesome, fun part of the con experience. I still have all of mine from every con I go to. I plan on doing something artsy with them one day. There are some really nice designs over the years.

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  5. great website. thank you for the info. cheers!

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  6. Thanks Cleonei! Glad you enjoyed it!

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  7. Thanks Aimee! You're very welcome!!!

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