Thursday, April 19, 2007

Brush Exercises, etc.

Here's the second page from Leash:

I also put up four new "Shoot the Moon" cartoons. Here's one of them:

You can see the others in the comics gallery - they're the last four.

I've been trying to get a grip on using a brush before I really delve into the next project. I'm still a little bit heavy handed, and unless I'm paying careful attention I tend to lay down too much ink, but I am getting a little more comfortable with the tool. Here are a couple of brush drawings that I did as exercises:

Hunter, Justin and I were talking about ninja turtle comics in studio the other day. If I were to do a turtles story, I'd try and play up the ninja aspect. More hiding, stress the teamwork aspect, things along those lines. Here's a sketch I did while thinking about it:

It's extremely unlikely that I'll ever do a Turtles story, but that never stops me from brainstorming.

I'm still doing my best to fix the website. If you see any errors, let me know somehow - I'd appreciate it.