Commissions: Red Sonja
Another private commission. Only four major ones left. All others are smaller pieces.
This Red Sonja piece was fun to do. This type of pencil work is laborious, and costs a lot more than pen and ink. I know some people think an inked drawing is superior because that’s the comic art standard, but a pencil drawing can be a lot more difficult and, to me, satisfying.
In this picture, a strong wind blows up Red Sonja’s chain mail bikini, which remains steadfast. Said wind manages to send her hair pointing straight to the moon.
Actually, I was trying for the bending over and then completely flipping the hair back look. Which is exactly what Red Sonja would do in the middle of a battlefield. Heck, she wears that costume, don’t she?
There are a few things I want to touch up, but on this paper, mistakes show, so changes are difficult. Probably would have gone easier if I’d had a model, but I honestly don’t know where I’m going to find a girl like that. They don’t call it fantasy art for nothin’.
I have a very unusual Batman commission, and two Sandman commissions to polish off. All are in various stages of completion. Then one major portrait painting for a corporate client. That will finish off my private commissions. I don’t know if I will take any more for awhile. It’s going to depend on some news I have coming in the next week or so.
I have a stack of remarqued edition graphic novels to ship out, and as soon as I’ve scanned the art, I will post it for you!
Come back soon.