Tuesday, April 22, 2008

More freaks from the asylum in my head


Just put this together for my Deviantart page. I had another pile of recent sketches (with the exception of the DBT zombie- the guy with the inverted baseball cap...he's a bit older than the rest of these)that I wanted to get posted. I dig being able to scan in my sketches and compile them all together like this. I came up with the weird retro green background and added the odd shapes to put the sketches in. Many of these are "blob sketches" which is a great way to get the creativity flowing, and others are just a result of sitting down with the sketch book and some Micron pens. Lately I have been drawing much more than usual, and I am enjoying it immensely. Nothing like a good drawing session to make everything better!!

3 comments:

Karswell said...

Man Patrick, every single one of these little heads is expertly realized! Love 'em all!

Say, how are you with hand lettering / typography? I think your stuff layed out like this on a book cover would look tons cooler with your own unique ink / line style if you did the lettering yourself instead of using a repetative computer font. Just a thought...

Patrick said...

Thanks Karswell- I actually LOVE doing lettering and such by hand, but typically these things end up being put together when I am at work, so I have to kind of hurry them up. But I agree, hand lettering would do them more justice. Maybe next time!! Thanks for the input/idea!

Karswell said...

Sometimes a font works, but sometimes it doesn't... as in the case with your stuff because your line style is so unique, your own hand lettering with your character illustrations would really put it all together on another level.