Added 3 new A* pages:Hey, a three-page day at last! :) I think it helped that they were largely abstract (drawing explosions takes less time than drawing people), but it's been so long since I did a predominately abstract A* page that each of the last two took me about three tries. And in my endless quest to entertain you, here are the rejects!|
Page 33 rejects:
First I tried hand-drawing the shakes, but they came out a little weak and dodgy. So I tried the ol' clone-and-offset-transparent-layer trick, and even uploaded that one, but then I decided it just felt too artificial. So for the final version I redrew the vibrations, but this time with more oomph.
Page 34 rejects:
I'd planned to do pretty much just a character silhouette, representing Vero being tossed around in the dark by the shocks from the explosion, but then I thought maybe that was too plain, so I did a sort of negative highlight on the body (and then even a second, edge highlight around his outline, which I didn't include here for some reason). But that looked too much like he was getting irradiated, and the scene wasn't dark enough, either, so I took out that highlight and started laying in shadows over everything. Then I realized that I wanted him "descending into shadow," as it were, and I had the abstract light backwards for that, so I reversed it and mucked around with it some more for the final version.
All part of my little "comedy of errors" style of drawing. =p