Tuesday, July 22, 2008

You wanna see a magic trick? -or- A José Canseco Bat? Tell me you didn't pay money for this.

These are some sketches I did while waiting in line to see The Dark Knight. There was quite a variety of people who arrived early to get themselves a proper seat for ginormous IMAX screening. I wish I could have drawn more of them.

The Dark Knight is definitely the best comic book/super hero movie aside from maybe Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, but they're practically in different genres so I won't put them up against each other. Man, I could go on for hours about how awesome TMNT is. Anyways, despite all of Dark Knight's completely solid awesomeness- I still can't bring myself to draw some Batman fan art drawrings. I grew up drawing Wile E. Coyote and copying Jim Lee panels from X-Men- specifically a lot of Psylocke and Beast. I only have a few Batman comic books in my small collection- so I feel like it would be dishonest to jump on the Batman fan art wagon right now. So I'm gonna draw a Psylocke.

Yeah Betsy Braddock!

Meanwhile... I still suck at color theory.
I'm trying to work out a color schematic for the next RDCCDX short. It takes place outside a strip mall store front at night. So I tried to give a slightly green flourescence vibe to the lighted areas, but I dunno something still isn't striking me right. The only thing I know about color is that I've had good luck working with a limited range of colors- it seems to keep things cohesive.


Dark Knights & Robot Rights

6 comments:

Carrie said...

you wrote "fan art wagon", i read "fart wagon". just fyi.

Ben said...

The fart wagon is what you have to get on if you miss the band wagon.

zlm said...

psylocke has some thick ass thighs.

dmac said...

@zim: Hells yeah.

That Pyslocke pic is bitchin'...I demand more X-men fanart. Do me a Wolfsbane plox. Or a Cipher/Canonball pairing. Your choice.

Jamie said...

i also read fart wagon.

ben levin you owe me a call or a visit, i might never make it off this wisdom teeth bed.

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