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Krishna M. Sadasivam creates custom comics and illustrations for organizations, magazines and companies. A champion of comics advocacy, Krishna speaks, blogs, and writes articles on illustration and sequential arts techniques and the importance of the comics medium in both education and brand awareness. His clients have included Microsoft, Mashable, Ultramatics, The Smithsonian Museum of Art, The Chai Company, Other World Computing and EE Times. Krishna's work has been featured on many notable websites, including TechCrunch, Gizmodo and CNET. His portfolio can be found at krishnadraws.com.

Cover for my latest Portfolio Book


As 2015 comes to a close, I spent some time going through the body of work I created this year to compile the best of the bunch into a printed portfolio book. Assembling a portfolio book has become an annual tradition for me. There’s something appealing about seeing one’s work in print. Making a book involves curation. It demands focus. It has a beginning, middle and an end. Plus, I love the feel of physically holding something that I made. Print isn’t dead, by any means. Below is the front cover: And here’s the back cover: For printing my portfolio […]

Portfolio 2015

ROM vs Dire Wraiths


In anticipation of IDW’s new ROM the Spaceknight series, I created a new illustration featuring ROM and his enemies, the Dire Wraiths.

ROM vs Dire Wraiths

Jessica Jones


Still making my way through the new “Jessica Jones” Netflix series, and really loving it so far. Here’s my illustrated tribute to the show.

jessicajones

Commando Apes


For this composition, I started in with some research on helmet shapes. Below are some quick silhouette studies. Inks (using Ray Frenden’s LandoCalbrusshian inking brush for Manga Studio): Inks with black fills: Final image:

Commando Apes

The Mask of Red Death


Combined a few entries from Drawlloween into one composition. This particular one addresses Mask, The Creature from the Black Lagoon, and Skull.

Mask of Red Death

Ratfink Tribute


I’ve always encouraged new artists to practice by drawing in other artists’ styles. There’s a lot you can learn from doing this. Above I drew Ratfink – a character I drew upon request. I hope I did the character some justice.

Ratfink

Drawlloween Day 1: Ghost


I’m participating in Drawlloween this year, where the goal is to draw 31 horror / monster themed creations. Given my hectic course load, carving out time for this event will be a challenge. I’ll do my best to keep up, but I make no promises. Pencils: Inks:

day_001_ghost

The Red Skull


Captain America’s arch-nemesis was the subject for tonight’s “unwind” drawing time.

red_skull

Vincent Price


Vincent Price is my favorite actor in the horror genre. Who can forget his over-the-top performances in Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Pit and the Pendulum” or “The Fall of the House of Usher”. -Krishna

Vincent Price