Tuesday, October 17, 2017

40 YEARS OF STAR WARS


Last year, the Sleeping Beauty drawing I did at my daughter's request was one of the most popular posts I shared. This is kind of a riff on that piece. I'm happy with the design and I think I'll return to this idea at some point to produce a more complete illustration.

Ebay listing: https://www.ebay.com/itm/122759079714

Thanks for looking,
Mike

Monday, October 16, 2017

KIRBY CHARACTERS: Captain America

Inktober 16th.

Just a quickie for today. I thought about having him say "Nick Spenser sucks," but I resisted.

Captain America was created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby for Timely Comics. His first appearance was in Captain America #1 (1941).

Thanks for looking,
Mike

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Heavy Metal

Heavy Metal. Pentel Pocket Brush Pen on paper.
Inktober 15th.

I haven't drawn these guys since high school, some twen...a long time ago.

I started collecting Uncanny X-Men when they were in hiding in Australia. That's what this version of Colossus is based on.

This drawing and others are up for auction here: https://www.ebay.com/usr/lynmiclyn?_trksid=p2047675.l2559
Proceeds go to Hurricane Relief.

Thanks for looking,
Mike


Saturday, October 14, 2017

Death Trooper

"Death" Pentel Pocket Brush Pen on paper, 5x7. 
Inktober 14th

Did I mention I love Rogue One?

Ebay listings for this and other drawings here: https://www.ebay.com/usr/lynmiclyn?_trksid=p2047675.l2559. Proceeds currently going to Hurricane Relief.

Thanks for looking,
Mike

Friday, October 13, 2017

World's Finest

Inktober13th

Another one I'm not really happy with. But it's Inktober and I need to move on to tomorrow.

Thanks for looking,
Mike

Thursday, October 12, 2017

World's Finest Preview


I'm not going to get this entire illustration done tonight, so I'm going to make this my Inktober 12th pic.

At the start of Inktober I said I was planning to use the Pentel Pocket Brush Pen for all of my drawings. Well, I'm switching it up with this one. I may have a couple of commissions coming so I'm getting some practice with the Pitt Artist Pens here to help me decide what I will use for the commissions.

Check out my Ebay listings here: https://www.ebay.com/usr/lynmiclyn

Thanks for looking,
Mike

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Poison Ivy

Inktober 11th.

This is what I was planning for the prompt "poison" last week before I decided I'd rather do a week of good guys. Had the pencil sketch done so I figured I ink it up and use it for today.

Ebay listing: http://www.ebay.com/itm/122750400576

Thanks for looking,
Mike

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017

KIRBY CHARACTERS: Wasp

Inktober 9th.

I'm not really happy with this one, but Inktober is hard and I don't have time to get another one in today.

I'll give it an Ebay listing anyway: http://www.ebay.com/itm/122746785055

Wasp was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby for Marvel Comics. Her first appearance was in Tales to Astonish #44 (1963).

Thanks for looking,
Mike

Sunday, October 8, 2017

"K-2SO"

Inktober 8th.

I love Rogue One.

Ebay listing: http://www.ebay.com/itm/122745123846
Just a reminder. All proceeds (minus Ebay and PayPal fees) go to Hurricane Relief.

Thanks for looking,
Mike


Friday, October 6, 2017

KIRBY CHARACTERS: Lady Sif

I think this is my favorite Inktober drawing so far this year.

Ebay listing:http://www.ebay.com/itm/122741711681?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1558.l2649

Marvel's Sif was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. Her first appearance was in Journey Into Mystery #102 (1964).

Thanks for looking,
Mike

Thursday, October 5, 2017

"A NEW HOPE"

Inktober 5th.

I probably shouldn't attempt likenesses with these quick drawings, and I had to draw this one really quick to get it in today. Or maybe I should attempt more likenesses and push myself. Hmm....

Anyway, this being the 40th anniversary of the first Star Wars movie, I wanted to make sure I got some drawings in to honor it. I have at least one other planned for this Inktober.

Here's the Ebay listing: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Luke-Skywalker-Ink-Drawing-8x10-Proceeds-minus-fees-go-to-Hurricane-Relief/122740992645

Thanks for looking,
Mike

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Batman: The Animated Series

I had planned to do another villain for today's Inktober drawing, but I had enough with real life villains in the last couple of days and just wasn't feeling it. So I'm going with good guys for a while. 

I've been wanting to do some kind of homage to Batman: The Animated Series since it's debut was 25 years ago in September. So there you go. 


Thanks for looking,
Mike




Monday, October 2, 2017

Darth Maul

Today's word is "divided." Get it? Anyway, the text under the drawing is Aurebesh. You can read about it here if you want. I'm going to try this out on my Star Wars drawings. Let me know what you thing. 

The Ebay listing is here: http://www.ebay.com/itm/122746814839

Thanks for looking, 
Mike




Sunday, October 1, 2017

KIRBY CHARACTERS: Quicksilver

Here's my first drawing for Inktober. I plan to stick to my usual subject matter, but I'm using the official Inktober prompt list. "Swift" may be an understatement for Quicksilver, but he was the next character I planned for my Kirby Character series.

I'm also planning to only use the Pentel Pocket Brush Pen for all of these drawings. I would really like to improve my ability to use that tool.

The scan came out kind of pixelated. Any tips on reducing that when scanning would be much appreciated.

And most importantly, here's the Ebay listing for this drawing. All proceeds, minus Ebay and PayPal fees, go to hurricane relief. I think that's about 87% of final sale will go to helping victims of the recent hurricane disaster.

Quicksilver was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby for Marvel Comics. His first appearance was in X-Men #4 (1964).

Thanks for looking,
Mike

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Inktober and Hurricane Relief

As I said in my last post, I will be selling Inktober drawings for hurricane relief. I've already listed some old stuff on Ebay with all proceeds going to hurricane relief and as Inktober progresses I will list more. You can see my Ebay store here or click on the button at the top of the blog page.

I've worked out a few details:

  • The conditions in Puerto Rico appear to be dire. Unless the buyer requests that the money goes to Texas or Florida, I will be donating it to help Puerto Rico.
  • I mostly base prices on size of drawing. Roughly $1 per square inch. I'm setting starting bids at 50% off or more. I will cover shipping. Also, there are many pieces on the blog that are already sold. But if something isn't listed on Ebay, that doesn't mean it's unavailable. If you're interested in something, feel free to ask. It may still be available. 
  • I've designated all sales for Inktober drawings and any art that has already been posted to hurricane relief. Obviously this can't be indefinite, but his will be the status through the end of the year. At that time I will reevaluate things. I have a feeling, especially in the case of Puerto Rico, that this will extend past the end of the year. 
I think that's it, but if you have any questions or suggestions please let me know.

Thanks for looking,
Mike





Saturday, September 23, 2017

Inktober

I wasn't going to do it, but I think I will give it a shot again. Inktober. 31 days, 31 ink drawings. I don't know if I'll be able to keep up with it, but I'm going to try. This time, however, it will have a bigger purpose. 

I'm going to auction every drawing that I think has a chance of selling. 100 percent of the proceeds will go to help victims of the recent disasters. On top of anything I create for Inktober, any available drawing on the blog that was published prior to this post can be bought for the same purpose. 

I'm also taking requests for Inktober, so if there is something you'd like to see me draw feel free to let me know. There will be no pressure to buy, but I will give you first dibs before I put it up for auction. I'm still working out prices and starting bids, but I will keep them reasonable. 

I look forward to hearing from you.
Thanks for looking,
Mike