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Thursday
Dec162010

Double Page X-Men Avengers Commission

 Well, I've recently finished up the Inks over Mike Lilly on that oversized Antony & Cleopatra Graphic Novel and have seen some of the colored pages which look awesome. (Nice job Wilson) Among another little unmentionable job I had to fit in, I've finally caught up on a big chunk of work. But before starting my next job, which is already a few weeks beyond my intended starting date, I needed to get a good studio cleaning (next post) and one last commission I've had on my list that I'd intended for late summer.
  So here it is, a little late but it always feels so good to get these done.

By request: X-Men vs Avengers, in pencil.

Later
WM



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Warren Martineck

Monday
Jul262010

How-To #4; CECE Promo Card #4

Monday, 1:00 PM

 Lunch was good, lots of leftovers from the Mexican themed party we had over the weekend.

... And I decided to go with Card "A". The main reasons were; even though the action in B was better, the figure looked a bit out of control and didn't quite fit with Shards character. Card A's figure being more in control with a steady stance felt more right. The flow of the chain whip in card A also felt better and less crowded than it is in card B. On top of all that, lately, in honor of Frazetta's passing, I've been meaning to do a piece where the main subject had their back to the camera. (something he did often) Seeing as how I already have pics of shards face I thought this would be a good time to switch things up.

  What I did was take the rough in Photoshop and add it to one of my Trading Card masters that has all the measurements and crop marks all ready worked out. Here I can adjust the piece, move the figure around a bit, adjust the size or whatever. I then turn the dark pencil lines into a very light Blueline drawing and print the whole thing out on good paper. This is where I go at it with some tight pencils and figure out the little details.


I was having a bitch of a time with the dead (Ogre's?) left hand and redrew that thing over and over. I finally broke out the camera and took a ref photo to make it easier on myself. Now that I have it tight enough and to a point where I'm happy with it, I'll move on to the next stage.

Later
WM

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Warren Martineck

Friday
Jul232010

Casual Friday #24 / 2nd Anniversary


I just noticed the other day that this week is the second anniversary of The Scribbler.  So, I thought I'd do a Casual Friday just for the occasion.
 Not sure what I'm saying with this piece, it was the first thing that came to mind.

It's tentatively titled:
"Happy 2nd, bub."

But a few more seem to be coming to mind...
"Can't believe your still at it."
"Happy 2 years. Here, pick which one I liked better."
"Good thing you didn't draw me after only one year."

...any more?

Later
WM

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Warren Martineck

Tuesday
Jun152010

Spider-man Venom Commission Update

Back in April, I posted a bunch of Commissions I did for the Boston ComicCon. One was a 5 x 10 pencil sketch of Venom v Spider-man (shown below). It was a single panel as part of a jam page this guy was putting together and getting various artists to contribute to. He got Norman Lee to ink my panel. Norm got around to sending me a scan of it after he was done and I thought I'd share it.
 So here they are, penciled and inked.

Nice to see it all cleaned up without my scribbling all over it.
Thanks Norm!

Another short and sweet.

Later
WM

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Warren Martineck