Where am I?
Sometimes weeks go by and I haven’t returned phone calls or messages. I feel like all I do is go to work and draw. On good days I also sleep, but there’s not much more than those few things.
All in the name of comics.
The good news is that I’m really happy with the results I’m getting from my work on issue #3. I’ll try and put some previews up soon, but I’ve found that posting is one of those things that slip away in the temporal blackhole that is comic page-production. For those of you who follow my work, I’m sorry not to post more. I look forward to putting up more, regular updates soon.
In the meantime, here’s a quick, digital, color sketch from work on Father Robot.
This soldier from the future is supposed to be one of the “bad guys”. I thought it interesting that when designing villains, I right away went to harsh angles and cool colors (in an earlier version). I then started over, thinking about all those poor schmucks who just needed a job and ended up being on the wrong side of inevitability in stories like Cobra in GI Joe and Imperial Stormtroopers. My uniform for those unknowing evil-doers is hopefully a little ambiguous as far as archetypes go, I hope. He could be fixing his spaceship on his way to trade foodstuffs or burning villages of Care Bears, but you would never guess by looking…
Posted on February 17, 2014, in Comics, Digital, Practice Pieces, Sketchbook, Spacesuits Required and tagged art, comic book, comic books, comics, digital illustration, drawing, Father Robot, future, Sam Garland, sci-fi, science fiction, sketch, space, spacesuit. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.