Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Sneak Peek at new short comic: "Fool's Gold"
So these are just of small taste of the new one shot comic I've been working on since last month. The inking is taking me a long time as I'm trying very hard not to rely on the use of screen tones too much, which is proving to be a very hard challenge for me as I love to use screen tones to excess.
It's actually been quite fun discovering how to use inks and all the different effects that you can render with a pen. I took out a huge book from the library on pen and ink effects, I love it so much that I wish I didn't have to return it. *laughs* I will though. I feel like it's helped me with improving my lines so much so, that I've become more confidant when I set out to ink a drawing.
This little tale is of a more scary twist on an old fairy tale from the brother's Grimm and a more urban Japanese myth of the slit mouthed woman. I'm not going to say anymore than that...does this have a happy ending or a sad one? I'll keep you guys updated once it's done. While drawing this though, I kept in mind the simple question, will the fairy tale monster be vanquished or will it feed? Gruesome, yes, but it helped keep the dark mood of the story.
That's all for right now, my dear friends. Are you all looking forward to Easter celebrations? Ah, another holiday full of chocolate...did I mention how I love this time of year? *laughs* Have a creative week everyone!