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Step by Step Inking from Nick Edwards

I really liked this post on Drawn that linked to a step by step inking example from illustrator Nick Edwards. It shows the process form the initial pencil sketch to the photoshop coloring stage.

Nick Edwards

Nick Edwards

I have enormous respect for inkers as I spent my early days as an animator at Heart of Texas Productions in Austin, inking drawings for Space Jam. I wanted to give up. I am not a really neat person, and the process is tedious… not to mention the fact that animators personalties’ are incredibly distracting.

I had always wanted to reach the talent level of John K., but never felt that my drawings had as much energy. here is an example of K’s most recent work (apparently he is pitching a distorted version of famous warner borthers characters – I would love to see that):

August 8, 2008 at 8:15 pm 2 comments


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