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Comic 1699 - Ep. 22, Page 73

30th Aug 2014, 7:09 AM in Episode 22 :: Save My Place | Load My Place
Average Rating: 5 (2 votes)

Author Notes:

smbhax 30th Aug 2014, 7:09 AM edit delete
smbhax
Here's a sketch I sent off to a wonderful reader recently as the reward for their support through the A* Patreon campaign in the month of July <333:

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I thought that ended up being a pretty neat look. I used a finer pen than I had been beforeā€”a Rotring Tikky Graphic 0.1 rather than my usual 0.3; it allowed for sharper detail, and the thinner lines gave a greater contrast with the large Faber-Castell artist series "big brush" marker used for the thick lines. But I can't really do nice long smooth lines with it, so here I disguised that by leaving the long outlines to the big brush. Not sure I'll ever be able to do nice long independent lines with a thin marker, but I'll try practicing with it more. : )

Comments:

cattservant 30th Aug 2014, 10:09 AM edit delete reply
cattservant
Trick is not to be there when it impacts!
smbhax 1st Sep 2014, 9:47 PM edit delete reply
smbhax
Wellll what are the odds you'd actually get hit...
moizmad 30th Aug 2014, 11:17 AM edit delete reply
moizmad
Is that a metal detector in his hand?
smbhax 1st Sep 2014, 9:47 PM edit delete reply
smbhax
They actually do have metal detectors! That staff of his has a different use, though, which we shall see fairly soon.