2018 WONDER WOMAN CUSTOM SHOE 2 WIP03

September 15, 2018 | Posted in art | By

Wonder Woman custom shoe 2 process stage 3. The metal and leather strap was achieved by laying down the base color/flats in the digital world of painting. With the base colors finished, now I build up the values up slowly by going back & forth layering darks, midtowns and lights. I continue this painting stage with my crushes of choice and the technique mention in previous posts for this artwork.

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2018 WONDER WOMAN CUSTOM SHOE 2 WIP02

September 12, 2018 | Posted in art | By

Wonder Woman Custom Shoe 2 process stage 2. The face and body are achieved by laying down the base skin tone color or flats in the digital world of painting. Once the base color is done, I start building up the values by going back a & forth layering of darks, midtowns and lights. Main technique used is dry brush. The brushes I used for this stage are the 5, 10 & 18 spotter, size 2 angle shader and chiseled blender.

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2018 WONDER WOMAN CUSTOM SHOE 01

September 3, 2018 | Posted in art | By

Wonder Woman Custom Shoe 1 is all finished up. This stage 3 of my process. I added the gray metal to the gauntlets and brown to the hand wrap. After all the painting is done.I went back and added a few lighter tones to some areas to complete shoe number 1. Up next will be shoe number 2.

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2018 WONDER WOAMAN CUSTOM SHOE WIP02

August 26, 2018 | Posted in art | By

Wonder Woman custom shoes progress stage 2. The face, body, hair and gold metal is achieved by laying down the base colors or flats in the digital world painting. Once base colors are done next up is building values by going back & forth layering of darks, midtowns and lights. Main technique used is dry brush. The brushes I used for this stage are the 5, 10, & 18 spotter, 1/8 angel shader and chiseled blender.

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2018 WONDER WOMAN CUSTOM SHOE WIP01

August 22, 2018 | Posted in art | By

Here is my painting process for Wonder Woman Custom Shoes. This is first of the two shoes. The main image area for the first shoe is primed, pencil drawing transferred and ready for the main painting process.

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2018 ANT-MAN SKETCH COVER WIP03 AND FINISHED ART

August 12, 2018 | Posted in art | By

Here is the Ant-Man Sketch Cover finished painting. For the final stage of this sketch cover painting I worked on the finished black part of the costume. Then went back to the helmet and finished up all the red areas. Lastly, I painted the red parts of the costume. The brushes I used for this stage are the size 5 & 10 spotter, size 2 angle shader and chiseled blender.  I continued wit the dry brush technique that I talked about in previous posts. Dragging the paint with dry brush also achieves a satin feel to the painting.

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2018 ANT-MAN SKETCH COVER WIP02

August 8, 2018 | Posted in art | By

Here is Ant-Man Sketch Cover painting process 2. Started the metal painting stage. This stage is achieved with dry brush layering. Going back and forth with adding the darks and lights. The brushes I use for this stage are the size 5 & 10 spotter, size 2 angled and chiseled blender. The reason I use dry dry brush technique is it picks up the grain of the paper and you get these subtle imperfections that add value to the overall feeling of the artwork.

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2018 ANT-MAN SKETCH COVER WIP 01

July 31, 2018 | Posted in art | By

Ant-Man Sketch Cover Painting is underway. Here’s the beginning process. I masked off the Ant-man with tracing paper and painter tape. Next I layered the paint background with sponges, cheap $1 paint brushes and Liquitex Freestyle Splatter Brushes.

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2018 SINESTRO SKETCH COVER WIP02

July 14, 2018 | Posted in art | By

Here’s the next step in my creative process of adding color to this Sinestro Sketch Cover. Topic’s are very similar to watercolor. You have to start with the lightest color first and slowly build up layers of overlapping darker colors and tones. Like with watercolor paint you need to use the white of the paper for highlights throughout your illustration. So here is progress shots 2.

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2018 SINESTRO SKETCH COVER WIP01

July 7, 2018 | Posted in art | By

Here’s my starting process to laying down color on this Sinestro Sketch Cover. Since the DC Sketch Cover surface takes markers well I’ll use a combination technique of Copic and Liquitex. After the base background is put down, I’ll mask off the logo and Sinestro with tracing paper and painter tape. The star field is achieved with Liquitex Free Style Splatter Brush. After the splatter paint is dry I’ll add the glow to various splatters along with burst to complete the feel of space. 

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