Well i intended to have this up by midnight on Monday but things sometimes do not work out as you plan them. I am pretty happy with how it turned out though. Hope you like it and happy belated Valentines day!!! Justin.
Yeah i wanted to add a background but i was already late trying to get it up. I guess i sold myself a little short on that in order to get it up a little less belated. At the time though Boomerang was playing a Looney Tunes Pepe Le pu Love Stinks marathon and i was going to try and capture the essence of those beautiful Philip De Guard deco backgrounds in those shorts. I think i am going to try and do something like that for the background this weekend possibly. Thanks! Justin.
I sketched this one out first and and then put it into Flash and trace bitmapped it. I found a setting that really takes well to my pencils and allows me to clean something up quick and give it more of an inked feel. I am not too familiar with photoshop at the time, which i hope will change soon since i am beginning to grow tired of the overly digital feel that using a vector based program like flash gives my work. I have been wanting something with a little more texture lately. The digital inks do lessen that effect to an extent but not enough. Something i will accomplish in time i guess. Justin.
Hmm... that's vector graphics in general because they have a really "anti-alias" thing to the max going on, where as with photoshop you can blur your lines giving them a more natural look. So yeah, I always say go for PSP or Photoshop.
Thanks! My friend mentioned to me about doing a Valentine's pic and i remembered somone saying they liked this sketch in my scraps section so i thought it would be a cute pic to use for it. I planned on doing more color-wise in the beginning but ended up liking the more simplistic color elements, which seems to be a theme in my work lately. Justin.