AGsketchbook — Sept. 28, 2014

This entry is part 1 of 15 in the series AGsketchbook

I Love A Good Sketch. Sketches have a raw energy to them that an inked line sometimes robs in final form.  Do not misunderstand, a fully inked final image when done right is a beauty (Frazetta and Kirby come to mind), but that initial idea and energy are in the sketch many times, and the final is a poor cousin. With computer scanning and painting it is possible to keep the best aspects of a sketch in the final image. This has been part of my illustration style for decades now — sketch on paper, scan it, and retouch.  I often… Continue reading