PostedFebruary 12, 2019
i’m starting to dig these guys
my series of sh•••y drawings continues with peter parker burning the midnight oil
i think i forgot to draw his left arm
is this drawing too sh•••y? can you tell he’s in a dark room looking through a microscope at a sample
a sh•••y prowler ink and watercolor sketch based on my memory of the character from the new spidey-verse movie. go see it. it’s so good
is it better to most more often but have more sh***y drawings or less often but fewer s****y drawings?
blurry image courtesy of my dying iphone
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spidey swinging home after a long day of spider-manning
i like to think that his costume is in a constant state of repair. hastily stitched together.
and his webbing, though awesome, is never quite perfect. every batch a little different.
i need some whiteout to fix the bubble butt i gave spidey in the one where his spidey sense is going crazy
both very different from each other
i’ve been working on today’s strip for-ev-er and my results are still mediocre. a frustrating lack of skill
i’ve got so many versions of this that look even worse
i’ll have to post them some time
since this strip works best horizontal, it will probably look best for you here (and it’s in color)
you can also view a color version here
another new steps strips for the 30 days of comics
old snake from metal gear solid 4
eating some watermelon in a bombed out building
this ones a bit of a hot mess
you can tell its a hot mess because i had to explain the drawing
here’s the sketch
inktober 2018 is over:(
its been a…slice
a little metal gear solid 3 action with volgin giving snake a jolt
you even get the sketch
where else can you get deals like this
day 29: double
so here’s a little paper, rock, scissors between twin snakes; metal, and liquid
its hard to believe that this inktober is winding down already…
it’s been so much fun, and somehow, less stressful than last year
i don’t know if my results have been any better, but the schedule was easier to keep for some reason
hopefully i can keep it up because i’m going to head right in to 30 days of comics in november.
what’s in the box?
it’s a cardboard box!
very useful in the metal gear franchise
had no idea, but according to the metal gear wiki, raiden translates to ‘thunder and lightning’ or ‘thunder god’ in japanese… so today, a raiden sketch
day 26 stretch
forgot my waterproof ink so no washes today
drew snake’s left leg way too long in the sketch but corrected it on the inks
and since this is the third one of these i’ve done, i guess this makes it a ‘running gag.’
i’ll just show myself out…
took a bunch of sketches to get here but here we are.
a little 4 panel action with raiden and a gekko from mgs4 for day 24: chop
update: maybe it helps to see this piece like this:
a sketch i didn’t ink.
a sketch i did ink but didn’t love.
a third one i just went ink on. no pencil sketch underneath. its pretty frank miller-y.
im not crazy about any of them but…deadlines.
the fury and snake again from mgs3
we revisit the fury and snake from mgs3 and day 3
to anyone with more inking experience than me: its getting increasingly difficult for my brush to keep a fine point, making it very frustrating to use – does that mean its time to get a new brush?
one of the stranger threats in a bonkers game, mgs2, was the ‘fatman.’ he was a master bomb builder who also wore roller blades and kind of looked like uncle fester
here’s some process shots from sketch to first ink lines to final wash
I can’t decide if I should’ve added the ink wash or not
anyway. inktober metal gear continues. day 13. guarded.
And that’s not a cake floating out there. It’s a ration. They float in the mgs games.
I haven’t played Metal Gear Solid V, so I can’t say for sure that there is not a whale suit in the game.
inktober 2018 celebration continues in metal gear land.
i think this image would work great for any of the 3 new yorker captions that works on every cartoon.