Painting with some atmosphere using Photoshop, as part of a class demo this afternoon.
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I’ve only read a few stories featuring Man-Thing. His visual look is amazing.
I made an inking process video (see below).
I captured a small portion of my inking process and placed it on Youtube. -Krishna
It turns out Dr. Mindbender was a dentist before becoming a Cobra villain. Why hasn’t this fact been mined for a potential story?
Planning your composition is crucial. Below is a breakdown of how I direct the eyes around and within the composition. There are also foreground, midground and background elements, with a focal point. Plan with your principles of design before going full bore on details.
Vehicle design is one of the subjects we’ll tackle in Character and Object Design this quarter.
Last year I was approached by writer Jesse Young to illustrate a 4-page comic story based on an idea he had developed. Yesterday, all 4 pages went up and I’m super stoked with how the comic pages turned out. Below are the thumbnails I created for the story, based on Jesse’s script. And here are two pages from the completed four page story. Jesse has worked with several artists in creating fantastic short format comics. His stories cover a broad range of genres and styles, and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed reading them all. I’m honored to have had the opportunity to […]
Here’s a sketch for bbypandaface as part of my morning warm-up.
My tribute to Lemmy Kilmister.
And here’s a distressed version…
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 […]
Saw the movie and felt inspired to create an illustration montage based on it.
In anticipation of IDW’s new ROM the Spaceknight series, I created a new illustration featuring ROM and his enemies, the Dire Wraiths.
The lines in blue indicate how the eyes move throughout the layout, keeping the viewer within the composition. Final version below:
This is the closest I’ll get to seeing snow in Florida.
I applied only one constraint in creating this piece. Use one Photoshop brush and one alone. This was the result.
I felt like painting last night. Here are the results of that effort.
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.
Words I can get behind.
Cheaper than a headache. Buy the book!
I would definitely read a comic series featuring these two. How about you?
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:
An example character bio sheet that I put together for my Short Format Storytelling class. -Krishna