It’s been a crazy busy year so far. Soon I hope to get back to doing some more tutorials. In the meantime, I’m still doodling in my molekine notebooks when I’m out and about. Here are some recent sketches:
My week has been crazy. Here’s a quick warm up sketch of Michonne from Walking Dead.
Here are some Manga Studio Batman sketches. When I was 3 or 4, reruns of Batman would come on and nearly ever time the cartoon intro would come on I’d hope the whole episode would be a animated and not live action. And every time I would be disappointed. And watch it anyway. 66
I’ve been playing around with some new brushes in Manga Studio. Trying to get a handle on them with Megatron here.
Over on my Twitter and Instagram accounts, I’ve been posting some quick sketches of various characters. Here’s some Scooby Doo sketches from last month.
As a social media experiment I labeled one of these gorilla sketches as “gorilla Grodd” on Instagram. It got more likes, even though the sketch was just another gorilla head study like all the others. That one got more likes, because the perception of it as a known character somehow adds more interest to it,
“The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.” ―G.K. Chesterton If you drive down I-40 East long enough, the rolling curves and ample exits of the North Carolina Piedmont will give way to a flat stretch of coastal plain. Periodically the highway will present a sign or two
“I have only made this letter longer because I have not had the time to make it shorter.” – Blaise Pascal “Simplify, simplify, simplify, throughout!” – Alex Toth Generally speaking, if I can’t communicate the general idea with a few lines, I probably don’t really understand the object I’m trying to draw. Break things down.
Why are crayons associated with kid’s drawings? They’re sticks of color that can be put down on a page. What has that got to do with youth and immature skill? Marketing, that’s what. Too bad, because they’re really good for anyone who wants to experiment with color and color relationships. If I ever open a