Some new sketch covers I drew on. I prefer to never color. Seeing my work in digital makes me realize I am not very good at traditional coloring. I’m not too good at digital, but, that’s why I pay friends!
Here is an illustration I contributed to Cosondra Sjostrom‘s poem book titled Creepy Romance. This illustration along with 49 other talented artists are in the recent installment of the series, book four. Not kidding on the talent. Some of the work in this book makes me feel intimidated. In a good way of course.
The recent book, along with the past two installments are on sale now via web (here). I’ll attending the book release event this Saturday in Los Angeles at Lock & Key The book will be on sale there as well.
Keeping the February spirit I’ve been working on a little comic in the vein on my Arch Agency series. I wanted to do some kind of love story my way. I plan to post up five pages here on V-Day.
Planning to make a few copies and hand them out to friends at this months Scramble Jam in Long Beach. It’s a day after on the 15th at Dutch’s Brewhouse. I’ll have a few there for the room as well.
Our sketch card will be a little more violent…
Thanks for reading as always.
Drew the Guyver for no reason other than I came across an old comic and thought it would be cool. Because the design is so detailed and specific there was not a lot of room to be too creative in style. I had fun learning the contours.
Also drew Spider-Woman in here early black 90’s costume because I think it’s the best design. Always feel compelled to do a little something on back, so Silk on a building was in order.
Last is a 90’s mullet Superman (get the theme?) I hate drawing superman. He is very difficult to draw because he is so simple yet specific. I’ve never been happy with any version I’ve done. This is the closest I’ve ever got.
I guess that’s it.
I can’t remember exactly when I met Dan to be honest. I think it was in 2007. I really dug his work and asked if he had a sketchbook I could purchase. He said he didn’t. I offered to make one for him. At the time I was steady making zines and sketchbooks of my own. He took me up on the offer. I gathered some images he had on line. Sent two copies out to him along with the file. I asked if he would signed one of the copies and send it out to me. He did and included the pencil sketch above.
It wasn’t until recently I had the nerve to try and ink it.
Dan has been real supportive with some of my creative ideas. Maniac Cop being one. That project is a little bit of a long story to go into right now though.
I really appreciate Dan’s help and encouragement. So much I thought to post it. To whom ever reads this, check out his work. It really is amazing!