Working on my graphic novel Knight Guards! Finally done with the dragon that comes out of the water, summoned by the rat army to attack the cats! As I was drawing his bottom half, it just came out as an octopus! I looked at reference photos of anglerfish, eels and octopus for this image. AContinue reading “Drawing Dragons”
Here’s the page I just finished inking in my graphic novel “Knight Guards”. Stay tuned for more pages soon. 😇🙏
In my graphic novel “Knight Guards” I have reached the stage of inking the page where our heroes put on their samurai armor and reveal the full potential of their training and preparation in fighting off the ninja rat attackers. Stay tuned for more pages!
It’s a labor of love, but it’s laborious nonetheless. Moving ahead 2-3 pages a day requires commitment and perseverance, punctuated by the joy of seeing a work of art completed! I can’t wait! watch it happen live, on: Live right now on: https://www.twitch.tv/rushhamden https://twitter.com/RushHamden https://www.facebook.com/RushHamden https://www.instagram.com/rushhamden/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/rushhamden/ #rushhamden #rushhamdenart #graphicnovel #kidlit #kidlitart #inkdrawingart #wayfar #inking
Inking traditionally it’s becoming a rare thing indeed – digital tablets make everything so convenient that a lot of artists are switching. I also do work on the digital tablet as well but I still have a earnest love for traditional inking, getting my hands and fingers dirty and splashing with ink, seeing where theContinue reading “Watch a traditional inker working live!”
Join me LIVE as I brush paint explosion effects, hatch and stipple, draw and sketch as I ink my 250 page graphic novel on twitch.tv/RushHamden. Weekdays at 9AM, 12PM, 9PM and 12AM, PST. I also listen to comments, suggestions and answer questions.
Back posting for “vessel” from oct. 2. 😇
I would say one of my favorite things is drawing crowds. I love doing diminishing sizes and overlap, foreground, mid ground and background elements of either people or in the situation, rat creatures. In this particular panel, the rats are attacking our heroes’ compound. There are hundreds of these guys coming in and they’re notContinue reading “Drawing Crowds”
Wow, I finally got blessed with the daring to go live on facebook, showing how I’m inking my graphic novel, step by step. The novel is a science fiction fantasy story about a couple of tow truck drivers with good intentions helping a stranded motorist, and getting into a LOAD of trouble. Here’s the firstContinue reading “Inking my 250-page Graphic Novel – LIVE! p.1”
As primarily a drafter, a type of artist who prefers to use pen and ink pencils and markers, it’s sometimes a bit of a stretch for me to use a brush. However, I have adapted to the brush, and found it to be a good friend! When I have to cover large areas with blackContinue reading “Brushing ink Saves time and money!”