Thursday, October 30, 2014

Stretch Before You Sketch: Ms. MM Warm-Ups!

I have been doing a lot of penciling and to warm up, I sketched Ms. MM. (Okay, I'm just showing off.) It's important to stretch before you sketch, otherwise you can pull a muscle!

Light Blue Col-Erase and Staedtler Mars Lumograph H pencil on Strathmore Recycled Sketchbook.

Update November 7, 2014: The ink finals, below:

Hunt #102 Crowquill pen and India ink on Clearprint Design Vellum.

Hunt #102 Crowquill pen and India ink on Clearprint Design Vellum.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Old and New: Seismic Century Shift!

Here is the final (I hope) banner design for the Melaga exhibit opening tomorrow in Brownsville, a collaboration with museum director Patrick Daugherty. It features Megaton Man and Ms. Megaton Man, representing the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, respectively, and symbolic of the pasts and futures for the trajectory of my Megaverse storyline, such as it is unfolding at a snail's pace in my work-in-progress graphic novel. The old white straight male and the young metrosexual woman of color -- will this token political correctness impress anyone as much as it delights me? Only time will tell...