Gorgon - Start to finish

This one was just a spur of the moment drawing that I liked from the get-go. There was no thumbnail for it, and I just kept adding to it as I went along.

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I like using Arches watercolor paper for inking. It's got good "tooth." I am not precious with my pencil work and I ink right over it most of the time. 

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And I'm done. This one was quick but very rewarding and fun to work on. 

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Madness.. - Start to finish

Again, starting with a rough sketch. 

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Followed by a "to scale" sketch. 

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I ink over my original pencil lines most of the time. This entire piece was inked with a ballpoint pen. 

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inking a piece this size can take anywhere between 2 days to a week, depending on quantity of other work I have on my plate. 

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Here are the final inks. I finished this one digitally by coloring it in Photoshop. 

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Infested - start to finish

I sometimes start with a really rough idea for the piece. A quick thumbnail sketch to get the thought down. Often I would skip this step if there is a deadline or if I am already confident in what to draw.

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Once I know what I am doing, I start sketching it at the final scale.

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I use photo reference for things like hands. In this case I took photos of my own to get the proper gestures. 

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I add more and more details into my sketch as I go along.  Next the inking process starts.

I use a variety of tools from microns, to ballpoint pens to brush and ink. 

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I start experimenting with color here. I usually use watercolor or acrylic for my colors. 

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Here, I am pretty much done. This piece is rather minimal. The last part is to take the painters tape off.

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And sign it. 

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thank you for looking

NOISE

NOISE

8 15/16" x 10 15/16"

ballpoint & blue pencil on watercolor paper

YUM KIMIL

Ballpoint Pen on Bristol.

for the "SEE YOU IN HELL 2" show

at the MF Gallery

213 Bond Street, Brooklyn, NY

GALLERY OPENING - MAY 12th, 2012

 

Yum Kimil (details)

 

Youth Fades - ink over Letterpress print for the Art Directors Club, NYC.

$25 at the ADC on March 13th.

106 West 29th Street, 
New York, NY 10001
Tel: 212-643-1440

100% of the proceeds will benefit ADC Education Programs like

The ADC Scholarship Fund and Saturday Career Workshop