Same chicka, different outfit.
Recently I was accepted into the group Girls Drawing Girls (http://www.girlsdrawingirls.com), which is an extremely talented bunch of female artists in the animation industry. Check out their blog, and shop. GDG’s Volume III book (full of pin-up art) just went on pre-sale at a discounted price and includes a special edition print! Oh, you can also follow Girls Drawing Girls on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/girlsdrawingirls
The artists in that group are all so amazing and it makes me feel very intimidated! I haven’t been drawing in a while (eep!), so I’ve been pushing myself to draw more. Here’s some things that have spilled out of my head and onto paper:
I made this mug for my Dad’s Birthday this year. 🙂 I had it custom printed through Zazzle.com with the drawings I did of my cat Lucky. Zazzle’s printing quality is pretty good, so I would definitely get any future custom mugs made through them. Oh, and my Dad likes his gift very much… infact, he’s having a cup of tea in it right now! 😉
One of my Summer goals is to try and make a serious effort to start drawing on a daily or weekly basis again (I haven’t been that dedicated to drawing since College). Basically I want to keep drawing, no matter how lame the drawing looks or how uninspired I feel. I figure if I keep it up, I just might get something good out of it, and maybe I can put the good drawings into a sketchbook someday. This is what came out of my drawing session today (I haven’t drawn in a while, so please bear with me…):
As promised, I have more girly superhero drawings! (I used the same colouring technique for these ones that I used in Part I.)
First I drew Harley Quinn, one of my favourite characters from Batman: The Animated Series. HQ was once the Joker’s psychiatrist while he was an inmate at Arkham Asylum. Instead of curing him, she falls madly in love with him and becomes a villain herself. HQ was only supposed be in one episode, but her character was so greatly received that she was written into the rest of the series (and has her own comics and toys) and she has gained a big fan following. (I think that HQ’s character was inspired by Cyndi Lauper, because her voice and bubbly personality are so similar.)
My friend Anna wanted me to draw her favourite superhero, Black Canary, so here she is! I have to admit that I didn’t know anything about BC, so I had to look up her backstory and costume reference. BC fights crime in Gotham City with martial arts, and her deafening Canary Cry. I think she rocks because she fights crime in fishnet stockings!
The third drawing I did isn’t a superhero, but she’s still awesome. I drew Emilie Autumn, violindustrial singer-songwriter. EA is one of my favourite musicans, and I think she wears the most fabulous outfits ever! (Some of you might remember the EA doll I made for myself a few months ago — I luff her!). I have tickets for her show in November, so I’m super excited! ^_^
I still have Poison Ivy, Batgirl and Sailor Moon in the works, so stay tuned! ^_^
This week I drew two of my favourite girl superheros for fun. My plan is to take the time to draw more (like Poison Ivy, Harley Quinn, etc…) I tried a new colouring technique this time. Instead of doing the flat layer of colour thing, I decided to colour them in properly. It took me much more time, but I think they look pretty good this way, especially Wonder Woman, since she’s so colourful and vibrant. I tried to make my line really clean this time around, because I wasn’t too happy with my messy lines in my previous drawings. (I was once a clean-up artist, so I really should try to keep my skill up.) Now that I look at them, I think they look like animation cels with that white background! Anyways, without further ado, here’s: