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ture in comic book drawing! Don't get scared yet, ya pansies! If used
properly, texture won'e art yal
For those of you who don't know me, my name's Arthur Adams, but you
'can call me Sir! In the last 14 years, I've done a variety of
'comics, including a handful of X-Men annuals, three issues of
Fantastic Four, a Longshot mini-series and a bunch of other comics, Lately, I've been doing Monkeyman and O'Brien for good of
'Dark Horse Comics! Check it out! Now, the reason I'm here today.
to talk to you recruits about texture, So move, move, MOVE!
Ler's start With' Here's a nice, fresh This fruits been chrome- This one's seen better This one is ancient! something simple: orange. You might notice plated. I've used stylized, days. I wanted it to look Mummified! Petrified! Rock
'bunch of oranges. Some I've used tiny, curved fines curved lines inside the really moldy, so I used hard! You may notice that I of them have been (more toward the edges, orange's outline. This short, dashy lines to used little curve lines and hrough lot. And even fewer in the middle) to helps convey a sense of make it look all nasty and short, dashy strokes. I did though the oranges all show the orange has reflectivity without going shaggy. Again, I worked this to show it's til an have diferent textures, depth (thickness) and mass, to the trouble of actually with thinner and thicker orange, but that it's also
the texture helps to give drawing everything around lines to show this object hard and dry. Notice the
'them shape. the orange reflected in has mass. outline isn't as smooth as its surface. the first orange, which
makes the orange look sort of deflated. Eww,
Here are some random textures. Some might be stone or brick, others might be a fingerprint or
'wood, Could one be a leather-clad forearm? Perhaps some are different skin types: fish, lizard, human, shaggy ape or even a sort of Godzilla skin. You figure 'em out. I'm bitter.