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D(r)oodles: Was Her Venomous Stare More Than a Metaphor?

Still not promising, but more sketching, nevertheless. Another Drood teaser. This time, the exotic Helena Landless. The distaff member of the infamous (in Cloisterham, anyway) Landless twins, Helena is fiercely loyal to her brother and just as protective of poor, innocent Rosa Bud. Might those be motives? I had some fun playing around with something …

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Lining Up: Bruise

Max (Bruise) wound up taking residence in my head design-wise this last week. He’s actually the only Spotlight character I’d drawn previously, though I kind of hate what I did now. So, being vaguely satisfied with what I’d sketched of some of his teammates, I thought I’d take another crack at him: Max is kind …

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Lining Up: Roc

Managed to do another character / design sketch for Spotlight. As I mentioned in the Stallion post, most of the current members don’t really suit up when they go out hero-ing. There is one notable exception: Roc. Teresa has a fashion line just like everyone else, and I want to put together a look for …

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Logo Logistics

The Stallion sketch and rambling got me on a logo / icon roll. That, and I’ve been wanting more excuses to play around with vectors in Manga Studio. The end result was a rather long evening of entirely too much graphical geekery. Also: logos for everyone. Bruise’s was kind of tricky, because I had no …

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Lining Up: Stallion

So, over the last couple of chapters of Spotlight, I’ve been playing out the idea that the members aren’t normally “costumed up” in a traditional way. Other than Roc, none of them have abilities that would allow for instant changing, for one thing. For another, having them in civilian clothes which are from each of …

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