Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Flustering anatomical study

I sometimes find it helpful to draw anatomical studies of my own characters: how they would look if they had a real skeleton. I only do these for humanoid characters that aren't overly stylized.

On a blog dedicated to drawing, it makes sense to want to show drawing ability. But I don't have a fully clear conscience about this. Even though it's my own fictional character, I have mixed feeling about this rate of exposure (x-ray-ted). Here's how she would react if she saw this:

Some of the reaction shot process:

Rough drawn rather fast with the side of the pencil

Committing to interesting shapes, I think cartoons are most interesting to look at when there is asymmetry and slight 'cheating' of perspective. Funny shapes first.

Friday, June 08, 2012

Title card inks

I inked the title card drawings for John Kricfalusi's new commercial, I'm especially happy with the George Liquor ink: