Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Just when you think you're getting better...

One likes to think that they improve in craftsmanship the longer they participate in the trade.

For example, take my inking abilities.

Here's a panel from 2009, when I first started doing Lumia's Kingdom. I was using some basic equipment-pens with definite widths, not terribly suitable for varying line weights, but workable.

And here's a panel from the latest comic, where I joined the big boys group and moved on to a Pentel Pocket BruOH GOD THAT ROUGH LINE WORK LOOKS LIKE CRAP D:

So... looking back, there is obviously still a lot I have to improve on. And it's possible that in the process of changing the tools I work with, I have changed the quality of my work as a result. At first, I thought it was for the best, but a recent run through of the pages has proven otherwise...

Guess I still have quite a long ways ahead of me.

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