Learning to ink..

 TheGf: as Black Panther

TheGf: as Black Panther

One of my goals for 2016 was to create a comic book. I honestly didn't grow up a comic book guy. I always had a football or basketball in hand. My comic book interest wasn't sparked until I started going to all of the Marvel movies and found myself lost in the back stories and origins of some of these characters. This required me to go back and read a few comic books. I fell in love with the art work instantly. I started by copying a few covers but felt I was missing something. Asked a friend who is basically a Marvel expert and he told me I was missing the inking process. So I purchased fancy pens. Attempting to learn the art of inking has taught me:

  1. Don't sketch so heavy
  2. Buy better erasers
  3. Re-learn light sources
  4. Re-learn perspective
  5. Don't sketch so heavy
  6. Re-learn shading techniques
  7. Practice more