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A Dress for a Arachnean Female

Did some sketches of outfits that I would like to wear but do not dare. I like the way this one turned out. It’s done with coloured pencils in my sketch book. She could be a comics character; killing villains in secret by sending them black boxes with poison gas or spiders or something. The dress is far too nice to be given to a bad character….

Arachnean Fashion

Inspiring Inking

 Here’s some images that I find inspirational when I’m about to ink.

Bill Sienkiewicz has a black & white gallery. Here’s his “Vampire”. I love the energy in the strokes.


Another of my absolute favourites is Neville Colvin. On www.comicartfans.com one can look at high resolution scans of several of Colvins panels.










Here’s the link to this particular strip: http://www.comicartfans.com/GalleryPiece.asp?Piece=699726&GSub=106509

I especially enjoy the line of Modesty’s nose, the thick lines in her hair as if made with a flat brush and the rythm created by thin parallell lines and flowing thick strokes.

All things are supposed to come in three but not tonight…