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RunningRonald.NL

1 Jul

Running Ronald is famous among Dutch blogging runners. He is a likable guy with a passion for running.

You can read his blog at www.runningronald.nl.

RunningRonald.NL

This sketch started as a red colored pencil sketch, which I refined with black lead. The scanned result looks like this.

RunningRonald.NL (rough sketch)

As you might have guessed if you’ve read my previous posts, I removed the red color with decompose into CMYK and only using the K channel. The clean up/retouch was mostly done with the stencil tool in GIMP. After I changed the levels on the image, so the light gray pencil lines became darker, I added the text, and put an outline around it.

It was a fun project, based on one of the many photos featuring Running Ronald in his Flickr feed.

That is all.

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Mini-boy

1 Jul

I decided to create a spoof on Superman in a cartoon drawing, and called him Mini-boy, not to be confused with Superboy. The rough sketch looks like this.

Mini-Boy (rough sketch)

After a clean up and digital coloring, I got this.

Mini-Boy (colored)

Of course, it isn’t anything like the drawings of Superman by professional comics artists. However, learning by imitation is still a good way to improve your art skills.

That is all.

Puffy Muscle Man

1 Jul

As you can see from the next blue pencil drawing, I started with a man of usual body build and puffed him up to Hulk proportions.

Puffy Muscle Man

His right arm was at the edge of the paper, so I had to correct that after scanning. In fact, I completely redrew the sketch before coloring it.

Puffy Muscle Man (colored)

The result is a naive drawing of a hulk of a man.

That is all.