TPD returns with some thoughts on writing in the medium that works for you and how urgency can be the inspiration killer! Links mentioned: The Lean Into Art Cast with David Seah Young-ha Kim’s Ted talk: Be An Artist, Right Now! David Seah Music for this show is by Eliott Drozd. Audio hosting provided by Ka-Blam Digital [...]
But when I start?I’m a beginner who knows nothing.Which, come to think of it, is a very good thing.⁰ — J.M. DeMatteis (@JMDeMatteis) January 24, 2012 Today I share some of my experiences in thumbnailing the new Front story I hope to start updating on Sugary Serials in February. I borrow some wisdom from J.M. [...]
I don’t care if he did have his face underneath in copter mode on the show. I still think he’s a cool character! You can watch me draw this sketch by clicking here or with the player below. You can purchase the sketch here, if you’re interested!
With today’s sketch I took a stab at the leader of the Guardians from the Go-Bots TV/toy series. If you like it you can purchase the original here. Folks my age often razz the Go-Bots as second-rate Transformers, but I think that all things considered the toys were really neat, and the TV show did [...]
MER-MAN A quick ink and crayon sketch on 2.5×2.5” Bristol.
Gave my students an assignment in decompressed storytelling this morning. Had them tell a story in six panels last week, and this week they were to take that same story and tell it in twelve panels. While they worked I stole a few minutes to doodle a little ink and crayon sketch of Blitzwing from [...]
PRIME EVIL! Between classes, appointments, and UP! Fair prep, I haven’t had much time to draw for myself. I took 15 min. before bed to crank out this image of the main bad guy from Filmation’s Ghostbusters. You can purchase the original from the Go! Go! Illustration sketch blog, if you’re so inclined! I dare [...]
Chris Oatley recently shared a thought in his ArtCast about how you can speed up your illustrations by slowing down and taking more care with your structure. I agree, and today I share a few thoughts about how increasing the amount of passes in my daily sketches makes for faster drawing. Subscribe through iTunes RSS Podcast [...]