Hello I'm Mike Manley, welcome to my studio Blog. I am veteran comic, animation artist and created and edit Draw! Magazine. This blog is a chronicle of what's happening in my studio at home or in school,follow as I show my process and as a cartoonist, painter, teacher and more. I've just graduated with a Masters In Art from he Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art. Follow my process and path as an painter, cartoonist and teacher and find out how they inform and enrich each other!
Friday, October 21, 2011
Judge Parker Pencils
I thought I'd scan and toss up some of the pencils from the past month of Sunday strips or so to feed the process junkies out there. I pencil tight where I want to nail the drawing but in general I find myself wanting to do more drawing when inking to keep it more spontaneous and fresh. my biggest regret on the strip is not being able to draw it bigger as I feel I could do an even better job, same with hiring models or shooting ref, but I just don't have the budget or time. My hats off to all the great of the past who did, I can see where it did help.