I’ve occasionally posted character designs, early page sketches, and test illustrations for a comic book (or graphic novel, if you will) I’m working on called Ghost Squirrel. I think it’s time I officially turned this website into a development blog for the title.
Well…here we go. The mostly finished pencils of page 01.
That’s the lead character at the end. Also, that clock is important.
Expect updates once a week!
A strangely classical looking drawing for me. Drawn in some sort of watercolor pencil (though that “water” function will forever remain unused) and cream paper. It looks pretty good. I should start doing that again for long poses.
Also: that is one amazingly flat boob. I’m sure the model had perfectly lovely breasts in real life…I hope.
The Met Museum even has a digitized “athletic shorts” collection. Brilliant! …and very useful for designing characters’ outfits.
August Sander is one of my favorite portrait photographers. He’s brilliant at capturing both the humanity and ridiculousness of his subjects August Sander is one of my favorite portrait photographers. He’s brilliant at capturing both the humanity and ridiculousness of his subjects – something I aspire to in my own character designs.
I thought I had seen most of his published work…but I was wrong!
I love that boxer’s outfit.