Wednesday, December 30, 2009

I'm not dead!!!!

Wow, so It's been awhile since I posted and no I'm not dead in case someone was thinking that.

I had a pretty tough time getting out of an art slump but I finally did, an ever since I have been working pretty hard on getting my "Messenger story off the ground. I can't show everything I have yet (due to lack of scanner) but I do have a preview.

SO I hope you guys are looking forward to the rest because if your aren't...than what the hell am I working for ;P

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays from all of us at Monocle Comics!

Check it out! It's funny!

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

deviantArt Group!

In case you haven't heard, Monocle Comics' deviantArt group is up and running!

Check it out!

"The Deal" concept art. Bank Robber (possibly named Frank)

This is for a comic I'm actually doing for a friend and client of mine. The premise is pretty insane. Basically this fat lonely guy that no one likes runs into the devil and sells his soul for super powers. The deal is that he will get a small power and as his fame (or infamy) grows, the devil will grant him better powers for the more devotion he develops. The devil gives him pretty shoddy powers to start off with that are nearly useless and often times grotesque. I wont ruin his first super power, but this scene is from a bank robbery that he "stops" in the first issue. Not sure if I'm going to do it in color yet, still playing around with that. I'm going to try and have this thing done by mid February so wish me luck!
More concept art to come.


Tuesday, December 8, 2009

You kids and your Updates. (MOE)

This was a half hour figure that I decided to do in sharpie and stretch my graphic ability a bit. And right under my teacher's nose...
The color is C.M.Y. acrylics that I watered down. I wanted it to look like a graphic piece but I painted it more classically. I used printing colors to throw back to the first idea though.

I'd love to do comics like this. Especially this large. On 18X24 80lb press paper.

Friday, December 4, 2009

Addie writes again

Addie (Mersia) here again. :)

First I'm putting up the character designs for Symphony, written by the most awesome David. Symphony is basically putting Mozart and Ludwig von Beethoven in a modern day situation where they are battling each other for musical supremacy in their high school.
Here, you can see my character design for Mozart on the left and Beethoven on the right.

I'm going to be working on more character designs, this time in color, including more facial expressions.
On to BANE...
BANE was conceived when I was in highschool and it has been developing in my mind ever since. If you see the last post I put up you can see page one of BANE. This time I'm including some lighter material. Don't get used to it. BANE is going to mostly be a dark story with small glimmers of hope scattered through out.
My idea for BANE is based in the future when there are beings created that are biological robots. They are alive but have no emotions or feeling and this is the excuse used to enslave them. Our main character, Eve, discovers a being that has woken up... and has emotion. This leads to a larger question and a search for the origin of the BANE units.

Eve isn't very good with names, her father (owner of the BANE corporation that produces the units) allows her to keep it in their house as a pet. She names him Bane. No creativity, the poor girl.
Sorry everything is in black an white, these are all images from my sketchbook. I promise lots of colour and amazingness next time. Hope this is enough to tempt you for now...