Thursday, September 17, 2009

Batman, Batgirl and Robin: Modern Masters cover







This piece was originally a pencilled commission for my buddy Robert Jewell, but when the folks at TwoMorrows needed something for the cover I inked it up.

7 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing this with all of us poor mortals Kevin

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  2. Thanks, Gabriel. Those Cable pencils on your blog are amazing!

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  3. You make me a happiest man with this words!!!! Thanks

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  4. I hate that so much depth is lost from your finished pencils to the inking stage and beyond. All the black just flattens so much out that I wish you were using different tones of gray to black for your inks to maintain it.

    Great stuff though.

    Ben

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  5. I agree with Ben, I think a layer of texture and tone is lost when going from pencils to inks, even with an expert inker like Kevin on his own pencils. Still a purty picture though, and I really enjoy that Modern Masters volume of Kevin's!

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  6. This piece is great to illustrate the point that there is often nothing to separate a Kevin Nowlan personal commission from his international cover art. It's like he has one gear - and that's genius! As for texture and tone, well, when you look up close at an original black and white - and I mean really close, so close the glass mists up - well there is a lot going on.

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