Sketch Dump!

I haven’t updated my site in a while, so here are some highlight sketches from the past several months.

 

 

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The Ember Dragon

My latest creation is a dragon! I have loved dragons for a very long time, so this guy was very fun to do. I started with a sketch.

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Then, I formed the initial wire base.

dragon_wireFilled it out with foil.

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Put on the initial layer of super sculpi.

dragon_sculpy_layer1 copy

I decided that I wanted wings after all, so I put wire/foil on for the wing frame, and then put on the sculpi. The thin, skin layer of the wings is strait up super sculpi, but in retrospect, I wish I had rolled it out a little more evenly, but what’s done is done.

Then, I sculpted to my desired effect and baked him! dragon1 copy] dragon2 copy] dragon3

I then painted him with a metallic red paint, and went over with charcoal to give a burnt look. IMG_1555] IMG_1561] IMG_1568] IMG_1573] IMG_1602] IMG_1603] IMG_1615] IMG_1619] ] IMG_1636] IMG_1641] IMG_1646

A Habitual Practice

I’ve been working on honing my ink drawing skills. There are a couple of reasons for this, one: To make me a better inker, as I attempt my skills as a comic artist/ graphic novelist. And two, I believe that constant practice, weather is is in sports or in drawing, makes you better at your end goal. Three, to work on more regular online updates. I have obviously not done so here on this site, but on my Facebook and tumblr, I have done so. So here are the fruits of my labor: