tbh I was doing it this year to force myself to draw. I pretty much haven’t drawn since last Inktober which, for me, was the driest spell I’ve ever had.
So I approached this with a little more gusto than previous years.
I also set myself the challenge of drawing no pop culture references.
… or Captain Marvel, depending on your point of view.
For the OzComics Challenge. I fully admit to heavily referencing classic comic covers for this one. A character here, a logo there. I try not to (especially other people’s artwork), but I did it here, with no apologies. Their work is so good and I wanted to honour that! 🙂
To pass away the time, to draw in the punters and, well, because it’s a fun thing to do: drawing…
Vale Ray Harryhausen. One of my few idols I’ve actually met and had a good long chat with. That say you should never meet your heroes – untrue, in this case. He was a very charming man who seemed genuinely happy to hang out with animator types at the beginning of their careers and talk shop over a beer or two. Brilliance.
Here’s a comic I made about it, way back when for h2g2.com. Forgive the use of Comic Sans. They were simpler times.
It was a grand day. Fantastic fun and fabulous people! Was there with friends Pete and Matt. Pete shouted Matt…