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Combined a few entries from Drawlloween into one composition. This particular one addresses Mask, The Creature from the Black Lagoon, and Skull.
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.
Two for the price of one. And what happened to Day 9? I need to redo it. -Krishna
This is how I imagine Kim Kardashian would like like without her make-up on.
It was love at first bite.
After a false start, I scrapped it and started all over again. This is my result.
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:
Switching up with a bit of digital painting to cleanse off the cobwebs.
Captain America’s arch-nemesis was the subject for tonight’s “unwind” drawing time.
Still on a vehicle jag – this time it’s a Mopar edition 1972 Roadrunner.
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
It was a good night to Hulk out. Here’s my take on the Green Giant.
Here’s a background painting from one of my favorite Edgar Allen Poe short stories.
Below is my process for putting together a comic book cover, inspired by the Bronze Age Marvel Comics trade dress. Using a custom brush in Manga Studio, I prepped the pencils. Inks were added in Manga Studio as well. Colors were added using Photoshop, after importing the art into a Marvel Comics trade dress template that I made some time ago. And here’s a “distressed” version.
An interesting mash-up of truth and fiction.
I’ll put this out to the universe. I want to contribute vehicle illustrations in some capacity to the new Roadkill magazine. The Youtube video series and inaugural issue, featuring General Mayhem – a ’68 Charger, inspired this particular sketch. -Krishna
Moving into experimental coloring techniques with this one.
References are good to guide your design, but don’t be slave to them. Use them to inform your design, but don’t forget about shapes and proportion.
This is my warm-down sketch for the evening – a portrait of Lee Cherolis – artist of Little Guardians, an epic fantasy story webcomic that’s already on its fifth chapter. Give it a read! -Krishna
This one’s a bit out of my comfort zone. -Krishna
Years ago, I had a site called drawmearobot.com – where I would attempt to draw a new robot on the site. Later, the site was revamped to focus on artist tools and workflows. Alas, that incarnation of the site is now dormant as well.
The idea of an adult Luke Cage mentoring a toddler Iron Fist seems rife with potential. Hey, I’d read it! -Krishna
I used colors and shape to lead the viewer across the image.
With a very late start to the art desk, after a long day at work – the only energy I had left was to finish the sketch of a brunette that I started working on last night.
I’ve put this together as a sample for a project demo for my Concept Design class. The students will be taking their character design and incorporating it into a trading card. The trading card will be printed on 11″ x 17″ paper.
Had some fun with this one.
You wouldn’t like him if he forgets the soap. -Krishna
I wear many hats as a designer. Recently I completed a site revamp for a local client of mine, using WordPress and integrating / tweaking a custom third party theme. Below are the Before and After views of the site. The site is now live, and here’s a screenshot of how it looks now.
A work in process. I added the tires and other elements on a separate layer from the original red pencils.
I found a VW Beetle with a jet engine attached on its back, and immediately knew I had to capture it on paper. -Krishna
I finished up this piece to use as part of a coloring demo for my Concept Design course tomorrow afternoon. I started with flat colors, then worked in highlights / shadows, after which I applied a few subtle textures. I find it best to treat coloring in stages; it helps to work with a limited color palette too. -Krishna