Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Wacky Reference Wednesday, No. 206

Spectacular Spider-Man #14, Page 1, Panel 2. 2004. Oil on masonite, 16 × 24″.

I thought I'd start out the new year by looking back nearly a decade. This is from my first full issue for Marvel (and my first crack at Spider-man). As you can see in the background of the reference shots, I had just moved to New York and was still in the process of building my loft apartment (where I would stay with the same roommates for more than 8 years). If you think photographing oil paintings is hard, try keeping sawdust off your glazes.


Digital Color Study

Pencil Layout

8 comments:

  1. This is awesome, I love seeing the process.

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  2. haha I love their expressions. both the reference and the painting. I loved the painting the moment i saw it. the reference photos made me LOL.

    good stuff.

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  3. I'd like to know more about the woodworking and building of your loft!

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    1. Be careful what you wish for — I've been waiting for an excuse to document my entire life.

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    2. Haha I'm serious though!
      And you can start your life documentation at your freshman year in college. That seems like a good place to start.

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    3. Could be interesting. Could be mind-numbing. Must remember to add sex and violence.

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