Wow, that was a lot of close ups.
I am too busy to do anything but be a smart ass tonight.
Here are some interesting ebay auctions you might want to check out. I’ve been selling art on ebay again for a couple of weeks now, and will continue to do so periodically. Some of my finer splash pages and sketches are going up, so keep a look out. HERE IS THE LINK.
A Distant Soil splash page. We just sold another that went for just under $300. I like this one even better. It’s one of my favorites in the entire series.
A page from a The Defenders story I was working on when I was in high school. This is certainly a unique item for a collector!
A splash page from Mangaman!
A very nice page of Wonder Woman sketches circa 1997-1998, from when I was working on a Wonder Woman graphic novel for DC. These sketches show various vintage Wonder Woman looks! Really cute.
There are also bookmarks, prelim sketches from various projects like Amazing Spider-Man 326, and more. I will post several unique items per week.
Thanks for bidding. I really appreciate it. You purchases help finance my future work!
I’m yet another American who watches entirely too many of these TV shows about repressed English people. If you do as well, you’ll love this.
Via Val Trullinger who is a terrible, terrible influence on me.
I’ve done only one oil painting in the last two years, but I’ve done dozens of digital paintings, and the painting area in my studio was starting to look both lonely and useless. The easel just sat there gathering dust. Not only do most of my publishing clients not want analog art, I just don’t have as much time for it anymore.
But I hate the feel of working on the Cintiq: the mounts you can buy don’t satisfy, I hate leaning over my table. I dreaded every time I had to fire the thing up and work on it.
Then I got a visit from Captain Obvious!
Mount the Cintiq on the easel.
The Cintiq weighs no more than a large painting, so it clamps right on there, and seems as sturdy as it does sitting on a desk on one of those mount things they sell you. But my easel feels more normal and natural as a work space to me, and I can raise or lower it more easily, which is important for someone who is as short as I am.
Here is what my digital office area looks like now.
My large screen Apple monitor is on the now-cleared desk, which feels a lot more comfortable since it no longer competes for space with the Cintiq. The Cintiq is right there on the easel next to my computer tower. Behind it, my home made treadmill desk, now moved next to the window, where I write posts like this one on my laptop. This new arrangement also keeps all the cords out of traffic areas, so people who visit don’t trip and kill themselves.
I like being next to the window watching the birds, and getting some fresh air while I am on the treadmill. So does the resident fox, Mycroft Peverall Cumberbatch III.
I hope this easy and quick Cintiq solution is of interest to my peeps. I’m loving it, and it integrates with the look I also prefer in my work area. Give it a try.
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