Thursday, March 20, 2008

I Like Lions Too

Is it digital or real watercolor and pencil??!!
We just got back from vacation yesterday. We were in Maui for a week. I took Patty's laptop and so managed to post a couple of comments from the hotel.

11 comments:

Mr Goodson said...

my guess, a real pencil and real watercolor.
Great color. Nice mass on that lion. A comic book with that look. Someday.

Tom Moon said...

I was thinking the same thing about utilizing that style for my comic. By the way, which of you know Stephen Silver? I'm thinking about taking his online course. Anyone's name I can drop?

rickart said...

I'm with Ellis... I think that this is real watercolor.

I think this is a GREAT style, but I would be interested in knowing what other styles you are considering.

Who is Stephen Silver?

Tom Moon said...

Thanks for the notes Ellis!
This is Stephen Silver's web site. Neat stuff I think:
http://www.silvertoons.com/index2.php

rickart said...

Oh, right! The Kim Possible designer... I saw him at the Con a couple of years ago. Really cool designs!

Tom Moon said...

Rick, For the comic book I'm also considering a very graphic style made with Flash-style vector art (you know how I like that paper cut-out look), or a pencil-rendered style. Or even a combination of all three techniques somehow rolled into one.

rickart said...

Those all sound cool... Flash does some pretty interesting things to drawing... I'd like to see any experiments you come up with in any of those directions.

BTW, I was just accepted as a member of the National Cartoonist Society! Whoo Hoo!

Mr Goodson said...

Congrats Rick. What does membership involve?
What's the perks.

You can get the look of what Flash does to your line art by using the CUT Out filter in photoshop/ Check it out if you never have.

rickart said...

Well, I get the NCS newsletter, access to the NCS bulletin board, the NCS directory and (I suspect) an invitation to their annual convention where they hand out the Ruben awards... oh, and I'm guessing that I get to vote on the Rubens as well.

And bragging rights... ;)

Tom Moon said...

Congratulations Rick,
Well deserved!

Tom Carroll said...

I'm stoked for you, Rick! Congratulations!! I hope this year's Comic Con group includes you (and me!). ;-)