Green Monk is now online! Follow the latest adventures of the wandering monk at thegreenmonk.com
Taking a bit of inspiration from Fred Astaire: http://pinterest.com/pin/87327680247344790/
Holy Crap! I got to post something on the Avalanche Blog! The theme was Wonder Woman, and everyone did these beautifully rendered illustration. I’m certainly not going to show up any of these fellas with painting, so I racked my brain to think up an angle that might make mine “stand out” a bit.
Playing with some inking techniques. Micron, Kuretake extra fine point marker and Kuretake brush pen.
Doing a little study of Gil Elvgren’s rendering style. The design isn’t too much of a stretch but the rendering was something new. I included some developmental sketches too. You’ll notice I changed the face in the final rendering. It was a bit too sultry. I wanted something fresher and a bit more innocent feeling. sketches:
Playing around with my new favorite app. I took a pic of a sketch from my sketchbook using Acquire for Photoshop , and started painting. Here’s the end result:
Some more pages for Green Monk Volume 1. I’m starting to get more comfortable with using blacks. Still some things to figure out, but I’m certainly learning a lot about full-page layout in the process. I need to start being much more disciplined about paneling as I’m inking. I spent too much time cleaning this […]