I bought a copy of one of those "One Piece" giant size manga, last week ( containing issues 79-81)and was just getting into reading it today when I realized I was missing my brother , Matt starring as the center square on the YouTube show "Drawn and Quartered"( live Wednesday at 7pm).
So catching the last 15 minutes of the show I decided to see if I could sketch a quick Wonder Woman of my own, in that time frame.
(Click image to enlarge)
Sketched with orange pencil, ink with Micron PN pen, sumi ink wash, and jelly roll white pen.
Enjoy!-Mikey>( ^ - ^ )<
Had a few scrap pieces of watercolor paper floating about and I hate to waste paper.
So I sketched out one of my old characters ,who will be making more appearances soon.
(Orange pencil sketch, inked with Micron PN pen, and shaded with black water color, with white out touchups.)
15 minutes into watching my brother Matt participate on Mike Miller's "Drawn and Quartered" (a weekly Wed. night live draw show on YouTube) I decided to break out my own pens and ink washes to do a Cyberfrog sketch of my own.
I finished way before the time limit but I decided to add the Logo backdrop and some light hot spots on the his metal limbs, utilizing 10 of those 15 minutes I had missed out on earlier.
Here's the results.
I had a lot of fun and learned a little something on speeding up my output during this process too!
Enjoy-Mikey!>( ^ - ^ )<
Here is a little peak at the process of turning an old pen sketch into a new illustration for a soda pop Magazine #2 article, inviting cosplayers to submit their photos and to be featured in the magazine.
Step one redraw the imagine first with pencil and then ink with a waterproof ink pen.
Then add watercolor and jellyrol whitepen for highlights and corrections.
(Note image order has been reversed in order to show finished piece in link windows on social media.)
Here's a little look at the Cossin Bros very unique styles from a late night sketching session.
Matt's was done as part of the YouTube show "Drawn and Quartered live edition"(Wednesday nights). The were all doing a Mad Max theme last night.
Matt chose to sketch the *Mel Gibson helmed
"Road Warrior" (*the only Max in my opinion) using just ink( his tools of choice a dip pen and some ink wash).
At the same time ,Mikey was off to the side doing his own little sketch but of a Kitten Cosplay- Battle Angel (tools-smith micron PN, water color).
As promised ,Daredevil's Karen Page(as played by Deborah Ann Woll) in my Batman Blank comic panel commission. (Tools: Pigma micron-PN, Prang 8 color, Water color set, and a 05 Jelly Roll white pen)
Well I managed to avoid all the spoilers and social media friends reviews, before I take off to see the new Avengers film tomorrow! Hope it is as good as Infinity Wars!
We'll talk later until then,
Enjoy!-Mikey>( ^ - ^ )<
I recently had 2 much admired friends and comic book mentors pass away and it hit my brother, Matt and I a little harder than expected.
Some people even after a relatively short period of time with them, just have an ability to take a little piece of your heart with them.
Anyways I'm back and taking commissions and finishing up old projects and getting set to start new ones.
Here is a sample of a commission I'm doing in a copy of Batman Blank were each artist is allowed just 1 panel to continue the story and an actor's likeness must be captured from a list chosen to play each character.
I chose the large panel featuring Karen page of Daredevil (played by Deborah Ann Woll).
1).because she is lovely and might prove difficult to capture in a small ink drawing.
2). Because although the other artist participating might be able to capture her facial features they are more than likely not to attempt to capture her distinct frame.
Which is part of her appeal.
I'm still putting in background and colors.
That I'll be sure to share here on Fridays update.
Fan art of my friend Batton's characters Wolff and Byrd "Counselors of the Macabre", meeting Slime Creatures from outer space. (pen and water color, with milky pen touchups).
Earlier this month a very sweet lady, Jackie Estrada, lost a equally sweet creative partner and her husband Batton Lash.
I lost a new friend. I hadn't known Jackie and Batton as long as others in the comic book field, but man did he leave big impact on me.
He was a talented cartoonist, always upbeat, always sharply dressed, with his suits and fedoras, and hugely popular with anyone that came into the presence of him and Jackie.
And after a talk with both of them, you left feeling like you mattered.
I am grateful I got to know them as a team, tableing beside their Exhibit A Press, during those store signing events, meant a lot to me.
Sunday night warriors doodle(ink pen, water color, milky pen) Done while listening and commenting during my brother Matt's live drawing vlog.
Pretty good show.
(Below my own original character and some variations of Red Sonja!)
Super small chibi Sonja drawing what a pain , drawing so small!
Tonight while listening to my bro. Matt during the last 20 minutes of "Drawn and Quartered" live on YouTube, I decided to draw along and whipped up this little Red Sonja pen sketch.
(Pen, copic markers)
Enjoy!- Mikey>( ^ - ^ )<
Oh and check out the recorded show if you are so inclined at Drawn and Quartered