Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Doctor Who: The Impossible Crossing - sneak peek!

Hey there Whovians!

It's time you had another sneaky peek at issue one of The Impossible Crossing and I've got a special panel to show you today, it's possibly my favourite panel out of the entire issue!
It was SO fun to draw, when you see it you'll defiantly see why!

So without further ado here is Harriet awed by the Ship of Dreams in Panel 1 of Page 8!

Have you been keeping track of all the behind the scenes character sketches and peeks at panels from issue one? No worries, you can see 'em all right here!And don't forget to check out the 1st 5 pages of issue one in the Prologue, even if you've seen it already read it again!
On a related topic, I've a bit of news! Alex Beedie, the writer of the Impossible Crossing has started a Film Review blog! There you'll not only be able to read weekly reviews on a variety of film and TV genres, but you will also find links to where you can read more of his written work online!So if you enjoyed Doctor Who: The Impossible Crossing Prologue, then give this a read and a follow on awordonfilm.blogspot.co.uk 

Monday, 13 August 2012

Cut Capers Commission - progress

In the last post I showed you some roughs for a CD cover commission I'm doing for Bristol band, Cut Capers!
Things have progressed nicely since then, and I thought I'd share a couple things with you.

Below is the pencilled outline and then the illustration shaded with pencil tones.

The next step is to take this pencil shaded illustration into photoshop and enhance the rendering,  add highlights, the rain and early morning mists. Then finally I'll add in the all important text!

Remember, if you want to check out Cut Caper's music and info, you can do so here: 

Saturday, 4 August 2012

Cut Capers CD cover Commission

The other week I was contacted by the lovely Nick Van Tinteren, guitarist for the Bristol Hip Hop/Ska band; Cut Capers, with a request to do an illustration for the cover of their Single Pinstripe Tux!

He had seen one of my Illustrations for Dark Harvest (which you can see in this post) and wanted a similar feel for the cover of their Single.

I happily obliged and below is a developed rough pencil sketch of the final composition.

I also went ahead and quickly mocked up some text for the cover. The font, position and style will be discussed and refined for the final illustration.
If you want to listen to the track that this commission is illustrating, or if you want to learn a bit more about the band then check out their links!Facebook: www.facebook.com/CutCapersTwitter: www.twitter.com/cutcapersSoundcloud: www.soundcloud.com/cutcapersMyspace: www.myspace.com/cutcapers

Doctor Who: The Impossible Crossing - Issue 1 sneak peek!!

Hey there Whovians!!

Progress with Issue one of Doctor Who: The Impossible Crossing is steaming along!
I've 8 pages left to pencil and ink, then I'll be lettering and colouring all 17 pages (the 1st 5 pages of course are the Prologue that's already been uploaded!)

So anyway, I thought it was high time you all had a sneaky peek at something new and what a better place to start than Panel 1 of Page 6!

From now on I'll be showing you a few behind the scenes snippets from the actual issue, so stay tuned for another sneak peek!
If you want to see the 5 pages that proceed this sneak peek, then don't forget their up and available to read right here in the Prologue: