Cover Art idea for a comic book character I wanted to do an origins short story on. I’ll get a synopsis on here soon enough. For now, pics:)
This futuristic story is set in a caustic and dangerous desert. The main character, Avi, spends the majority of the story in the elements with an air respirator covering his face. I wanted something really cool that would allow reader to identify him throughout the story so I sketched until I came up with a breather that looked pretty signature:
Dust-proof fabric covers the mechanics and wrap around his neck like a shaw to the backpack part of his dune suit.
(there were 10 other pieces of paper with the most God awful ‘face pumps’ scribbled on them before I was happy with this one I’m sure)
Next I cropped the piece of the paper I liked, printed it out large on a printer and used alot of Sharpie markers on it. dried up markers are perfect for this kind of art. I scanned it back into the computer and started doing some details on his lens:
A little too overworked for me, but I’m critical. Besides, that whole retrospective thing, Priceless