Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Super Fantastica Comix Review!

A comics anthology that I have work in, 'Super Fantastica Comix 2009,' received a shout out on the popular Web site Ain't It Cool News. Please check it out, and if you have a spare $8, please buy a copy of the book!

Ain't It Cool News
bewilderedkid Store

And to entice you even more, you can read my contribution at my Web site:
Science Fair Goes ZAP!!!

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Some Follow Ups...

I posted these images in an earlier post, but I've done a little work on them since then. Above is the color version of the Poison Ivy illustration. Special thanks go out to Nicholas Straight (blog: Drawmit!), who did a preliminary color design that helped me formulate the final colors. And below is the Two-Face illustration, which originally had three tones in the background. Thanks go out to Jordan Delmundo (blog: Brown on the Towne) for the recommendation!

Monday, April 20, 2009

MCBA Microcon This Sunday!

Minnesota State Fairgrounds - Progress Center
1621 Randall Ave - Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108

If you're in the Twin Cities area, stop on by for some comic book goodness to usher in spring. I'll have my own table where I'll be selling 'Supernova Lullaby' and 'Toby & Sara' swag, as well as helping out at the Cartoonist Conspiracy table. Thanks everyone!

More info at : MCBA Microcon 2009

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

More Batman Villains

Things have been a little quiet around the blog as of late. I've actually been busy for the first time in a long time, with a number of projects converging all at once (and some of them not of my own doing, i.e. I have a client. Woohoo!). However, I find time to do some recreational drawing (a gateway habit, I know), and I'm working on a couple more Batman villain pinups for Microcon coming up the last weekend of April. Both of these originated as smaller, cruder sketches, but I liked them enough to do more finished pieces.

Two-Face - pen & ink with ink wash
I really like the way this turned out! The inks were crisp and solid, partly I think due to the Vellum Bristol, and I'm becoming more comfortable with the ink washes. And here's a factoid: I based the Harvey half of Two-Face on the actor Dominic West, best known for the character of McNulty on 'The Wire.'

Poison Ivy - pen & ink
I've been itching to do this one for a while now, even though I tend to avoid floral settings. I'm tempted to do an ink wash on this one as well, but I'm thinking color would also be a good addition. Should I do both, and then compare? DO I DARE?!?

So there you have it. I am alive and well. More after these messages.