Thursday, July 1, 2010

Dangerous Detail


Mythos: X-Men page 6, panel 2 (Danger Room Detail).
2005. Oil on masonite, 16 x 24".

5 comments:

  1. one of my favorite panels Paolo! If you don't mind me asking , where did you get reference for the pool? Your lights and colors look like your painting everything from life.

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  2. Thanks, guys!

    Ray, aside from spending a lot of time in the color study stage, I took a great deal of inspiration from the Neutral Buoyancy Lab, NASA's astronaut training pool. I think I also searched for images of pools at night.

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  3. Thanks for the info and inspiration Paolo !! I'll be spending more time on my reference gathering and color sketches then.

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  4. No prob, Ray. This page will (eventually) be part of a step by step series for oil-painted comics, so I'll probably show a good deal of reference and what I glean from where, including some on-line search strategies.

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