Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Why "pencils" don't matter

I scan my pencils now and printout blue lines to ink, so what I pencil with is all but irrelevant now. I can 'pencil' with a dried turd now if I wished, as long as it made the marks I wanted (No, I haven't used one..yet). For Sturgeon I'm using all kinds of tools to "pencil"; ink wash, litho crayon, markers, brush and ink, ball point pens, whatever.

The pencil art doesn't even have to be very tight, or clean. These pages are literally a mess sometimes, but who cares? The finished art doesn't depend on the pencils, at least not for THIS book, so I'm go at the pages like a cave man at times. Scribbling and scrawling marks however I please.

Anyway, enjoy.

Best,
Mike






I don't mean the pencil it's self, but the penciled page otherwise refered to as the "pencils".

PS- Almost forgot, just wrapped up week four of the Monster-a-day project!


http://monster-a-day.blogspot.com/

Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Un-men Designs, and another week of M.A.D.

The Un-men will be solicited soon, so I thought you'd like to see some of the design process that went into the book.

One of the leads, Niko.



The writer wanted a white dude for the main lead but...



... I had a different idea. This is the one they ended up going with.



This "guy" you saw in an earlier post. Cranius, from the original Swamp Thing series.


AND, rounding out the cast is the father/son duo of Janus and Janus JR.


OH, and I wrapped up the third week of the Monster-a-Day project.


Go see the rest - http://monster-a-day.blogspot.com/

best,
Mike

Tuesday, January 16, 2007

M.A.D. project week two



I've wrapped up week two of the Monster-a-day project, and so far it's going great!

Be sure to check it daily, and tell your momma.

Mike

Monday, January 08, 2007

Un-men and Monsters




Here's a sneak peek of an Un-men page from start to finish. Issue 1 should be solicted soon, so keep an eye out. Hell, put it on your monthly pull list even ;)



Oh, and I'm starting week 2 of the Monster-a-day project. Be sure to check that out. The link is right there, on the right.

Best,
mike

Monday, January 01, 2007

Monster-a-day project



I've started a new, year long project called "The Monster-a-day project" over at http://moster-a-day.blogspot.com/

I've been planning it, with my wife, for months and wanted to wait till the new yaer to start it. Wait to see all the goofy shit we come up with!

Mike