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Wolverine - RAARR! by Jon-Wyatt Wolverine - RAARR! by Jon-Wyatt
Finished. Prematurely I might add. I just got tired of trying to draw smoke.
This is Wolverine, all in black biro. I used almost an entire pen for this. I did enjoy it though. On A4 Bristol board. About ten hours!!! I wish it was better for that amount of time.

Smoke is hard in biro, that's a little tip. I tried two methods of shading here. I feel more comfortable with cross hatching in ink but I've read some other guys tips and they've suggested that just shading ever so lightly produces a better effect. I'd probably agree but it's very hard.

Another tip would be not to draw the cage first, the indents that caused made shading much harder.
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s-viv Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I definetly like this. Recently just inked a few drawings for the first time myself...I can learn a lot by studying this piece, you have managed to create a variety of shades and textures. I hope I can learn a thing or two from this, I am planning on inking a lot more.
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Jon-Wyatt Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ink is hard but very satisfying.
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s-viv Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I agree, I can't achieve true black with pencil
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s-viv Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Also...I prefer the crosshatch you did here as well. I'm not sure how to shade other wise.
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Rumburak512 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
wow, this is amazing work...
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Jon-Wyatt Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you
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HoshisamaValmor Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013
this is quite the great work
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Jon-Wyatt Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you.
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VianaArts Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Harder than it looks. Very good end results.
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Jon-Wyatt Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you. A credit from you is something I treasure.

Can I just say a bigger thank you as well. It was your astounding drawing of the red headed girl that inspired me to try ballpoint art in the first place. My first attempts were terrible but I appreciated the learning curve was steep and kept trying.

I have a long, long way to go to get anywhere close to the beautiful art you produce but each time you show me something new I am awestruck and try even harder.

Keep inspiring us all with what you produce and thanks again.
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