Inking a graphic novel moves ahead inch by inch

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

Watch a traditional inker working live!

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!”

How to brush paint explosion effects in comics!

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.

Inking my 250-page Graphic Novel – LIVE! p.1

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”

Brushing ink Saves time and money!

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!”

Details details!

When inking a panel, I sometimes have to take a lot of time to put in the correct amount of detail. For instance, this panel took nearly 45 minutes to ink, and add all the detail work. But in the end, I think it’s worth it! When someone reads the graphic novel, I think theyContinue reading “Details details!”

The Sakura Pigma Micron 08 Marker – PERFECT!

You know, artists can be pretty odd about their tools. I guess just like any person working with their hands, the right tool for the job can mean the difference between a successful day or a tiresome day. I have recently rediscovered this amazing Marker, the Sakura Pigma micron 08. Sakura makes an amazing lineupContinue reading “The Sakura Pigma Micron 08 Marker – PERFECT!”