I was in Virginia this past week for work and got bored in the hotel room one night. Thank goodness for bringing along some Copic markers! About 30 mins in an 8×10 watercolor sketchbook.
Been swamped with some work but took about thirty minutes tonight to do a sketch badass zombie killer, Daryl Dixon from, “The Walking Dead”. I’m not fully caught up (like I said, I’ve been swamped) so no spoilers!
Quick sketch of Frank Castle, aka “The Punisher”. I always thought he had an interesting story. Ex-Special Forces who had his entire family murdered in front of him so he becomes the ultimate anti-hero who dispenses his own brand of justice and well, punishment. This was done on a scrap piece of thin cardboard insert (the stuff used in packaging …
Quick gouache painting done in my sketchbook (so about 5×7) of a TR-1 Pilot. They are a really weird looking spy plane from the 80’s that my dad actually used to work on! They could/would fly so high in the atmosphere that the pilot actually had to wear these modified astronaut suits.
Quick watercolor sketch of young boxer. I’ve always loved contact/combat sports and it really blows my mind that some of the great boxers started out so young.
Samurai armor is pretty amazing. So very intricate, but still retaining the ability to protect. Beautiful helmets and face plates too. They are a treasure of inspiration (they even influenced the look of Darth Vader!).
I’m a huge fan of the show, “Sons of Anarchy”. Just a quick sketch remembering “Opie”.
I’ve been experimenting with a fantastic piece of software called Alchemy. It’s designed for the the silhouette process in developing characters, vehicles, etc. It allows you to create random shapes as a basis to start exploring design. Best of all.. it’s FREE! I highly recommend it. This isn’t what it is really supposed to be used for but I was …