Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Spider-Woman, Jessica Drew

Marvel's Jessica Drew (aka Spider-Woman):

This started as a nondescript practice sketch, and somehow
turned into a character I don't really follow all that closely.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Friends also don't let friends...

...paint their children...flying what might a sci fi warship...on posters?

Doing this as a first birthday present for the son of two friends (their daughter's first birthday poster is here).  Initially, I went for an Art Deco, old time astronaut helmet and rocket ship idea.  Unfortunately, that didn't work out as planned, so I switched to full on Mass Effect, drowned in blue to complete things.

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Ms. Marvel and the Mayor

I changed up the last image to make it a meta, fanfic cover - Ms. Marvel writing about herself getting an award from the Mayor of Jersey City.  I imagine she saved them from giant robot bunnies, but this is her fanfic, so maybe mutant Dr. Doom clones instead?

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Friday, February 19, 2016

W.I.P. Sketches: Kamala, Laura, and Slippers

The X-23/Laura/Wolverine kick continues, but I also had a chance to read the new Ms. Marvel recently as well.  What a great character!  Everything I have read on the Ms. Marvel titles has been cleverly crafted, and pitch perfect for the character.  Laura gets the same care when in her own series', but as a guest hero or team member on other titles, it is really hit or miss.  Some writers seem to forget the mental aspect of the character, and opt for the easy "let's just have her be an angry Logan substitute".

Below is a fun thought I had, if and when they are paired together.  I am unhappy with how Laura's face looks in both images, and it seems to get worse with even the slightest tweaks.  I am have to scrap her pose and positioning, and start from scratch.

Second attempt to fix X's left side.  I need to redraw the head from scratch,
and then salvage the elements from this version that worked.
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The original sketch.  Click to enlarge.

Sketching fails aside, I mean, come on!  Kamala's Wolverine slippers should be the stuff of legend!