I’ve been wanting to paint this sketch cover since the pencils were complete, but had other projects to finish up first. The painting process has begun on this Doctor Doom Sketch Cover. Painting process 01 : Started with the skin tones and moved onto the metal area’s. Rendering with Faber-Castell PITT artist pens and Liquitex paint.
Gearing up for WonderCon with this painted Flashpoint Batman Sketch Cover. I will have this and other sketch covers available at my table in Artist Alley C-56. Rendering with Faber-Castell PITT artist pens and Liquitex paint.
Been wanting to illustrate some Elseworld characters. So went with one of my favorite Elseworld characters. Here is the Flashpoint Batman Sketch Cover Pencils all finished up. Will be adding color to this in the future.
Doctor Doom Sketch Cover pencils all finished up. Looking to add paint to this soon.
The Invincible Iron Man Sketch Cover pencils are all finished up featuring the classic armor. Looking forward to adding color to this in the future.
Happy New Year!!!
A huge thank you to everyone for your continued support with my art! I hope you all have an amazing 2019 of success and prosperity!!!
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.
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.
Here’s the finished up Sinestro Sketch Cover and the last step to my process. This is my favorite part of the process, adding all the little things that bring the artwork together. I add yellow to the energy with marker and acrylic using dry brush. For the ring power glow I use the same technique. Plus I went back to enhance the in the eyes.
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.