Thursday, March 12, 2009

Friday the 13th, Again


As was mentioned earlier this week at the Art Department, I will be contributing to this year's MicroVisions, an auction that benefits the Society of Illustrators student scholarship fund. I don't often get to do whatever I want, so this was a nice opportunity to explore the recesses of my brain. This is the color study I came up with, the final version of which I should finish next week (it'll only be 5 x 7 inches, hence "Micro"). Possible titles: Hurricane Kachina, The Audacity of Hopi, or (most likely) Welcome to the New World.

I had better finish this next week since I'll be going to Taiwan on the 21st. I can't wait! I get to spend two weeks with the girlfriend that I never see because we're always working so much.

Speaking of which, I'm already a few pages into my current project, Young Allies, part of the Timely 70th Anniversary series. I was going to stick with Spidey for the time being, but I couldn't resist another World War II story. Roger Stern is writing and I'm doing pencils, inks, and colors. Once it gets solicited, I'll show some of the work. It's a great script — probably the most action-packed one I've illustrated.

Have a great weekend!

7 comments:

  1. this looks really awesome, cant wait to see the finish

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  2. Cool color palette and great lights. Is the big fella left arm supposed to be that long?

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  3. Yep. Might make some changes in the final, but I wanted to make him as weird as possible.

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  4. That's Cool!

    So when you going back to Spidey? ;)

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  5. Patience, James, patience.

    Hopefully after Young Allies. I should finish up mid-May, so I'd like to get a nice summer project going (but nothing's for sure yet).

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  6. I love the spidey stuff, but this is a million times more exciting to see. Any chance of doing a short tied to this, or even in a similar vein, for an anthology?

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  7. mmmmmike, probably not in the near future. Perhaps in the far, far future.

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