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Inspiration : Becky Cloonan


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Becky Cloonan is an award-winning cartoonist and illustrator who started self-publishing mini comics in 1999. Since then she has gone on to work with Tokyopop, Vertigo, Dark Horse, Harper Collins, DC and Marvel, with editions of her work published in several countries around the world. Becky has won multiple Eisner Awards, and made comics history when she became the first female artist to draw Batman in his eponymous series, with Batman #12.   [gallery link="file"…

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It’s a Wash


Allen Williams

November 15, 2019 - I thought I might share with you my process for the graphite wash technique that I get asked about quite often. All these pieces are done with powdered graphite and pencil, some have very thin oil washes on their surface. Imperfection 7, 8 x 10" I've been pushing this technique for about 2 years now and I can say with conviction that its not the easiest process to work with, or the fastest by far. It will fight you through almost every step until you get used to it, and then it gets a bit harder, hah. Magus, 8 x 10" It all starts with the preliminary process that I use to generate the backgrounds. I begin on the Ampersand Claybord and use a mixture of Cretacolor and General's Powdered Graphite applying it with water…

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