Thursday, January 14, 2010

Small update

First things first: I worked on my Elissa Cousland sketch a little bit this week... centered her body some, and refined the armor a bit.

Then we have some concept exploration fail, done with Copic Cool Grey markers on copier paper:

... which lead to the fail sketch below:

There ARE some things I like about it... I just wish I didn't have such a heavy hand.  No matter how hard or lightly I press, my lead smears ALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL over the place like WHAT.  Maybe I need new lead?  Anyway, I'm going to see if I can clean it up/refine it in Photoshop, with my small-arsed Wacom Intuos 3.

Hopefully the WoW raid will be starting up soon, so I'll cut this short.  Later!


  1. Try

    Unless you hold your pencil with some sort of kung fu monkey grip, this is the best way to fix your smudge problem, hands down. Ooh, pun'd.

  2. Ah, thanks for the tip - I'll look into that... stupid lead smudging.