and... this is what he looks like with color. I took the inked version from the previous post then added color and made up a background. I did the whole thing in Illustrator, which is probably not the best way. I think people get better results in Photoshop. I will probably try that myself next time. Like I said before- it's all a learning process. I think, just the documenting of it is a good step to help gauge my progress.
So... this is SupermanX. He is not a character of my own design. He is from the Legion of Superheroes Cartoon. I tried to do a version with a nod towards Kirby. Hence, the oversized hands, random shadowing, and square jaw. This was basically a documentation of my learning process. I started with a quick three minute sketch- progressed into my first pass with inks, and the came through with final inks. Definitely still learning. Not bad- but not too astounding either.
I'm always a big fan of alternate Superman costumes. He's such an iconic character and so is the uniform. So, I thought I'd do one- but this one is from memory, so I don't think it's totally accurate. It was fun though- still practicing with Prismacolor pens and inking.
So... yeah. Did this on the back of my new math class syllabus today while the teacher droned on- I blame all the Spider-Man "Shattered Dimensions" advertisements of late. It's not great- he's got a bit too much lean on- and I ran out of paper up top- doh! but it helped pass the time.
This is my inked version of Captain Mar-Vell. I did the sketch one night while waiting for my girlfriend as she was getting ready to go out to dinner. Mar-Vell or Captain Mar-Vell was one of the "cosmic" Marvel Comics characters from the 60's. I did the sketch in erasable Carmine Red prismacolor- and inks and colors with Pitt pens and prismacolor copics.