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Matt Hawes
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Posted: 05 October 2022 at 7:27am | IP Logged | 1 post reply

I have to confess to liking the previous version more. The white-line cross-hatching running through the fold in the cloth looks unnatural and distracts. It doesn't give the impression that what I am looking at is made of cloth. The previous version is more on the mark.

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Thanks, Matt! I appreciate great feedback to make useful on my next page!
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I fear I led you astray.  I have to agree with Matt.

It's usually very hard to "fix" an existing drawing, in my experience.
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Steven - No, I also knew there was something 'off' with that last panel. And I very much agree regarding trying to fix an existing drawing - it's almost better just to erase it all and start over.
I also agree with Matt's take on that panel - and just because it's hard for me to let it go, I went back and re-inked the cape parts (including some other stuff like the wood beam lines were too thick and a couple of corrections with shading and line thickness on Wolverine's arms). I pulled some issues where JB inked Doom to get some insight. He's such an underrated inker. Which brings to mind - Has John Byrne inked other pencilers? I don't ever recall seeing it.
Anyway, this will be my very last attempt at this page - otherwise it will drive me bonkers! The good thing is I can take this lesson and apply it to my next inking work.
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I think that's the best one!  Everything feels more loose and natural to me.  Few hard shapes.

The whole page is quite well done.
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Posted: 06 October 2022 at 1:08am | IP Logged | 6 post reply

That looks best of the three versions. The capes definitely look better in that one. Fine work, overall!
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Thank you, Matt! 
This is another page I wanted to revisit so I could work on my feathering technique. I also fixed other issues. I think it's an improvement (I hope) over my first one. 
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Love the Mastermold.  So Kirby.  Nice Paul.
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I haven't posted in a bit but I'm always inking. I've been working on a variety of pages by different artists but I always come back to JB's work!
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Paul, your inks win with me! Awesome work! its sharp! 
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Paul Wills
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Thanks Fernando!
I always look back on my work and see things that can be corrected or enhanced. I have made some inking adjustments with the previous post that I'm little more happy with.
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