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Inktober 2014, Day 3 – Sylvia Light

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Inktober 2014 – Day 3, 10/03

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Inktober 2014!
Day 3 of the Inktober challenge. I inked a redesign of my main character from First Legacy, Sylvia Light (aka Aurora Light). This is a redesign of her basic look. I’ve changed her from a long haired blond to a short haired, darker skinned character. I’ve had her redesign in mine for a while, this is a first attempt to place it on paper. I used a 102 nib pen and a #3 sable brush for this inking.

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Inktober 2014, Day 2 – Afro Lady

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Inktober 2014 – Day 2, 10/02

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Inktober 2014!
Second day of the Inktober challenge. This time I wanted to do something a little different. A lady with a huge Afro. I placed a black shadow background to add some dimension. For this quick inking I used a 102 nib pen and a #3 sable brush. The inking tools I enjoy using the most. I feel I have more control with them. I’ll be branching out in future attempts.

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Inktober 2014, Day 1 – Cyborg

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Inktober 2014 – Day 1, 10/01

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Inktober 2014!

This is my first time participating. Here’s the Day 1 inking of a random cyborg guy. With this challenge, I’m going to try different inking techniques. I used a A Pentel Medium Tip Brush Pen and a Pentel Pocket Brush Pen here. The lines came out a little thicker than I’m use too. Might be inking with a heavy hand. I had fun with this one.

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Comic Book Video Tutorials – Figure Construction

Comic Book Video Tutorials – Figure Construction

This video tutorial shows how to build a figure in construction stages. From basic rendering to flexion stage, then to adding a skeleton overlay out of basic shapes with tracing paper. From there is shows how to add muscles to the figure. We then see how these construction can be further rendered on the computer.

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Comic Art Terms – Tier

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Comic Art Terms – Tier

Comic Art Terms – Tier
A tier is a single row of panels in the composition of a comic book page.

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Comic Art Reference – Strike A Pose

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Comic Art Reference – Strike a Pose

Comic Art Reference – Strike A Pose

Super great reference sheet by artist Warren Louw on striking A pose. The female figures used are exaggerated to help accentuate what is normally hidden/too subtle to identify and to differentiate between the different portions.

The angling of the poses are of an exaggerated nature to once again stress the different portions when posed in various ways. This was originally presented in ImagineFX issue 49th issue (November 2009)

This reference sheet has amazing tips for the artist. Tips like intention, the angle effect, balancing that weight, using a vanishing point, leveling of the eye, emotionalize, silhouetting and using references,

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Comic Art Terms – Spot Blacks

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Comic Art Terms – Spotting Blacks

Comic Art Terms – Spot Blacks
When an inker is doing spotting black finishes, this means he or she is deciding where to place solid blacks in the overall composition of a page, then filling them in.

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Comic Art Reference – Necks and Shoulders Reference Sheet

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Comic Art Reference – Necks and Shoulders Reference Sheet

Comic Art Reference – Necks and Shoulders Reference Sheet

This sheet has 24 references of how the neck and the shoulder relate to each other. Showing how they connect and change when a figures head moved in different directions. Showing the neck as the head looks up, down and over the shoulder.

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Comic Book Video Tutorials – Drawing Twisting Forms

Comic Book Video Tutorials – Drawing Twisting Forms

This video helps to explain how twist forms look when drawing them. It shows example of how the form an change shape with movement. It helps to give the figure or form more life.
Tools: Wacom Intuos3 12×9, Adobe Photoshop CS3

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Comic Art Reference – Anatomy Basic Shapes

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Comic Art Reference – Anatomy Basic Shapes

Comic Art Reference – Anatomy Basic Shapes

This is a great sheet that shows the various heights of the figure by using shapes. It shows examples of head size shapes and their relationship to the height of children and adults. By using shape you can also show movement in the figure. This sheet gives examples of this.

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