Photo 26 Jan 12 notes Latest installation in this little project. Harder eyes than I expected. Easily a quarter of the time spent on this sketch was on her eyes alone. Fun fact! My first experiment with Photoshop, aka the time I fell in love and it was just the trial version, aka the beginning of the end of my long-standing relationship with GIMP.
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Sketching of Dumb master list

Latest installation in this little project. Harder eyes than I expected. Easily a quarter of the time spent on this sketch was on her eyes alone. Fun fact! My first experiment with Photoshop, aka the time I fell in love and it was just the trial version, aka the beginning of the end of my long-standing relationship with GIMP.

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Sketching of Dumb master list

Photo 13 Jan 34 notes Really wanted to sketch this image. Easily one of my favourite panels from the webcomic Dumbing of Age. Pretty sure I got some proportions wrong, but it was a relatively quick sketch. Sue me.

Really wanted to sketch this image. Easily one of my favourite panels from the webcomic Dumbing of Age. Pretty sure I got some proportions wrong, but it was a relatively quick sketch. Sue me.

Photo 10 Jan 15 notes The other Walkerton sibling. Not a lot of stuff to say about this one, not gonna lie. Probably the easiest of the sketches in this series. Still need to name it. Probably going to go with Sketching of Dumb, or something like that. Project Unnamed.
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The other Walkerton sibling. Not a lot of stuff to say about this one, not gonna lie. Probably the easiest of the sketches in this series. Still need to name it. Probably going to go with Sketching of Dumb, or something like that. Project Unnamed.

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Photo 31 Dec Vengeance has a name, and her name is… I don’t even know. This is just a character I wanted to draw. Realized, while playing a game, that, while you typically see those very scarred, vengeful male characters in Westerns (see: Jonah Hex), I don’t think I’ve ever seen a like female lead. This character was the result. There’s a lot more scarring that I conceived into this character, but couldn’t think of a way to draw into a sketch like this. I also don’t want to write her whole backstory here, ‘cause I actually kind of want to do a comic or something with her character.

Vengeance has a name, and her name is… I don’t even know. This is just a character I wanted to draw. Realized, while playing a game, that, while you typically see those very scarred, vengeful male characters in Westerns (see: Jonah Hex), I don’t think I’ve ever seen a like female lead. This character was the result. There’s a lot more scarring that I conceived into this character, but couldn’t think of a way to draw into a sketch like this. I also don’t want to write her whole backstory here, ‘cause I actually kind of want to do a comic or something with her character.

Photo 30 Dec 7 notes Next character in this little project. Not quite sure I got his jawline right, but it’s the best I could do.
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Next character in this little project. Not quite sure I got his jawline right, but it’s the best I could do.

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Photo 26 Dec 2 notes A quick eye study, as sketched from a quick Google search of different actors.
In differentiating characters, I find that the most defining characteristic is often the eyes. In fact, it’s most often the first aspect I go for in character creation. You can dress them as radically different as you want, but if they all have the same eyes, I find it tends to speak less to me in terms of their unique-ness of character.

A quick eye study, as sketched from a quick Google search of different actors.

In differentiating characters, I find that the most defining characteristic is often the eyes. In fact, it’s most often the first aspect I go for in character creation. You can dress them as radically different as you want, but if they all have the same eyes, I find it tends to speak less to me in terms of their unique-ness of character.

Photo 25 Dec 55 notes This is probably the hardest pair of eyes I’ve had to draw to date, and even then I’m not too sure about what I ended up with. Regardless, I wanted to get this one out, so here it is.
Any characters you want to see sketched? Leave suggestions in comments or in my Ask box. (p.s.: I accidentally deleted a note asking, so I’ll just post here. This little project is only contained to the DoA set. When I’ve finished and caught up on the comic, I might start on the Shortpacked! set of characters as well. Until then, it’s just DoA.)

This is probably the hardest pair of eyes I’ve had to draw to date, and even then I’m not too sure about what I ended up with. Regardless, I wanted to get this one out, so here it is.

Any characters you want to see sketched? Leave suggestions in comments or in my Ask box. (p.s.: I accidentally deleted a note asking, so I’ll just post here. This little project is only contained to the DoA set. When I’ve finished and caught up on the comic, I might start on the Shortpacked! set of characters as well. Until then, it’s just DoA.)

Photo 23 Dec Just some quick cathartic sketch and verse.

Just some quick cathartic sketch and verse.

Photo 21 Dec 1 note Little experiment with more intense line work, featuring the character Gunnar from The Expendables. I originally wanted to do something more interesting, but couldn’t think of anything, so this is what ended up happening.

Little experiment with more intense line work, featuring the character Gunnar from The Expendables. I originally wanted to do something more interesting, but couldn’t think of anything, so this is what ended up happening.

Photo 21 Dec 23 notes Accidentally took a break from this project. Returning with what turned out to be a surprisingly hard to character to draw. Couldn’t, for the life of me, figure out how to give as much expression to what is a damn near expressionless character. Also featuring what came out of a solid twenty minutes of trying to think up a dinosaur pun/joke (It was a tight race between this and “Please-Yo-Sores” (Can you tell that I’m tired at the moment?)).
Any characters you’d like to see done? Feel free to leave recommendations in comments, or in my Ask box.

Accidentally took a break from this project. Returning with what turned out to be a surprisingly hard to character to draw. Couldn’t, for the life of me, figure out how to give as much expression to what is a damn near expressionless character. Also featuring what came out of a solid twenty minutes of trying to think up a dinosaur pun/joke (It was a tight race between this and “Please-Yo-Sores” (Can you tell that I’m tired at the moment?)).

Any characters you’d like to see done? Feel free to leave recommendations in comments, or in my Ask box.


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