If you ventured into a comic shop today you may have noticed not one but TWO comics with my name on it. Deadpool #22 & Action Comics #27.
In keeping with the tradition of posting a pencil-to-ink comparison for my process junky brethren, here is a big, fat stack of pages from both Deadpool and Superman.
if you look closely at the pencil pages for Superman you'll noticed I
tried out a pre-printed perspective grid for some of it. I heard of them
from various friends over the years, and dug a few up to try out. I
thought it would speed things up a bit, as I tend to spend a lot of time
layout out the perspective on my pages, but I found that it really
didn't save as much time as I would have liked.
I also think
they're a little restricting. If you compare the perspective here to the
perspective on the Deadpool pages below (where I did NOT use the
pre-printed grid) you'll see that those pages just feel more dynamic.
the end I think the grids can be a good tool, but don't take the place
of just knowing how to draw in linear perspective and certainly does not
allow for the freedom of doing it from scratch.