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Tuesday
Feb242009

Google And Me; Best Buds.



   At some point during the day, every day, I'm Googling something. It pays to spend a little extra time referencing characters, getting those certain outfits, locations, or Hero-mobiles correct and looking right. During a job like the one I'm doing now (X-men Archives Card Set) where your drawing up to 50 different characters each in many different costumes, I could be on Google all day long. Add that to a big box of X-men comics for character situations and storylines and it's more than enough to knock out some interesting and accurate sketches.
   I'll admit, sometimes I do get sidetracked during a search and wind up reading about what Charlie Browns dad did for a living or get sucked into watching a new movie preview. (Mutant Chronicles looks pretty good, btw) Today, for instance, I ended up reading about Captain America

Movie rumors on someones blog and I'm staring at a pic of Cap that looks really familiar. "Hey I drew that".  It was from a card I did for the Marvel Overpower card game way back in 96 or 97. I found it again in a few more places usually in conjunction with those Cap Movie references.  I've only seen it on the card until now but this is directly from the color file and I would love to find the source to get a good copy. I don't know who the colorist was but they did a great job.  Makes me want to track down other colorists on those sets and see if I can get some color files. 
  Anyway, I fingered through the ol' filing cabinet and pulled the original. I've put up a scan to show the before and after. 


Google, where have you been all my life?
Later
WM





Reader Comments (1)

Looks great. Appears the picked the best picture possible to showcase the entire movie!

March 3, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterDan

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