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I've been trying for a little more texture in some of my illustrations lately, as opposed to flat color. Not much in the way of preliminary sketches, none of them are very interesting. I was going to do a long post detailing how I did the old baseball look for the New York Press cover, but I lack the energy.

Basically it's comprised of about five different drawings; the characters, pencil shading on tracing paper converted to a half tone, the diamond pattern, heads drawn larger and separately, and a bunch of creases scanned in from an extremely old comic book. If you look closely you can see I knocked the CMYK plates out of calibration to replicate shitty old printers.


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For the OC Weekly:

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And in case you are wondering what I am doing drawing pictures of black people screaming "nigga", it was for an article on campusprogress titled Ixnay On The N-Word.
04.06.2006 |



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