Wednesday, March 7, 2012

The Phantom Process

Here's part deux of our Pulp Fiction Character assignment in school. I threw some process in there for fun. I dove into the wild n wacky world of crow quill pens and india ink and I am loving it. It's definitely a challenge but it's all worth it when you get that perfect shining line, rich with personality.

More Col. Phantom, comin' at ya:

Here's the first comp we had to do. Type is always a tricky mistress to please but this was just a comp so I wasn't required to push it to completion. I was going for a very iconic look to this one, simple and bad ass, which is nice because I usually end up packing my illustrations with waaay too much visual information. Case in point:

Yep, lots going on. Got a bit carried away with the colors. But I'm making lots of little discoveries along the way. Me and this piece need some time apart, so I'll just move on before I say anything I can't take back.