Sketchbook

Sketchbook: Sketches of Goddesses

By | July 1st, 2011|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: |

Here are a few background characters for a future book of mine.

Sketchbook: General Model Sheet

By | June 24th, 2011|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: |

Model sheet from an upcoming project.

Sketchbook: Father Model Sheet

By | June 17th, 2011|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: |

The father of the main character, from an upcoming graphic novel of mine.

Sketchbook: Girls

By | June 16th, 2011|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: |

Another sketch trying out a new inking style.  I didn't wait long enough for the ink to dry, which is why the one girl's face is all smudgy.

Sketchbook: Emperor Model Sheet

By | June 11th, 2011|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: |

Another model sheet from a graphic novel I'm currently working on.

Sketchbook: Boy with Big Hat

By | June 9th, 2011|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: , |

I'm playing around with a new drawing/inking style in preparation for a graphic novel I'm about to draw. I want to capture the spirit of later Charles Schulz, when he inked with that unstable line.  There's something beautiful and intimate about that line-- I think it'd be perfect for my story.  I hung out with some [...]

Sketchbook: Brothers

By | June 3rd, 2011|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: |

A sketch that I did in preparation for an upcoming graphic novel.

Sketchbook: Village Boy Model Sheet

By | May 27th, 2011|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: |

Here's a model sheet for an upcoming comic, set in China in the late 1800's.

Sketchbook: First Second Anniversary Art #6

By | April 29th, 2011|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: |

Here’s my sixth and last art piece for First Second Books’ fifth anniversary celebration: This is the main character of my upcoming graphic novel.

Sketchbook: First Second Anniversary Art #5

By | April 22nd, 2011|Categories: Gene's Blog|Tags: |

Here’s my fifth art piece for First Second Books’ fifth anniversary celebration: