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Monday, April 24, 2006

Dallas Comic Con Program Cover

Hi Kiddies...

I have collaborated on a project with fellow Star Wars Artist Tom Hodges. We were asked to do the cover for the Dallas Comic Con April Show. One of the features guests is Karen Allen of Raiders of the Lost Ark Fame. So we worked through a few ideas and finally decided on the scene in with the medallion and the money.

We wanted to try and split the cover between our two styles. So Tom did the layout sketch and inked it in his style, I then did my thing and fleshed her out. We were going for the Timm/Ross painting the Justice League look. We came out with the above image.

We also decided to try our personal hand at the same image. Me, creating the Photoreal version and Tom his animated version and created this triptych:

It's A Worthless Bronze Medallion, Marion


Blogger Mark Raats said...

This is such a cool concept!! I also really like seeing the different styles from you guys. Composition, great and Indy looking a bit ... well like Indy in the background is a fantastic way to keep the compo balanced the the theme strong. Always liked the Marion character. Bravo

Blogger Checkmark said...

Wow, this is really cool. All three are great but that middle one sure has a new feel to it.

Blogger Amos Sidelnik said...

sorry Mr. Raats though the art is good
I think Marion was very womanlike yet tough, and a very bad actor (maybe that is the all problem)

Blogger Cat Staggs said...

thanks for the compliments...

Mark: This is a project that I for one, and I am sure Toma s well, am very proud of the result. I was a little worried how my style was going to work with his but in the end I think we got a fantastic result.

checkmark: It made me think Incredibles meets Tim

amos: How dare you say that about my dear Karen...for shame Doc..for same. ;)

Blogger Amos Sidelnik said...

she would always say

alright indiana
and such


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