Tales of Maora
Adam Casalino, writer
I decided to finish the colors to Algerbane’s new look:
October 4, 2011 at 9:20 am
I kinda like the flats, without the additional shading. Kind of a different feel, kinda old school like the comics and 80’s cartoons in my memories (i’m only 30, but I read a lot of comics when I was little). Just curious what a flat version of the page would look like?
Adam Casalino says
October 4, 2011 at 9:34 am
@Nate, well all the comics start out like that. I tend to add additional highlights because I feel the artwork needs the extra depth. I’ve been debating trying a few with simple flat colors.
October 4, 2011 at 9:38 am
Definetly should! You could flat the characters and do highlights to the scenery.
October 4, 2011 at 9:59 am
@Nate, hmm, that’s def an option. The trick is to have line art that is strong enough on its own, without colors. That’s always been my goal.
October 4, 2011 at 10:12 am
The art on the “new” Algerbane is definetly strong in my opinion (though I’m not an artist, I know what I like). I can see the detail of the lines better in the flat version than with the addition of highlights. Have you thought about doing a heavier line? I use PvP, by Scott Kurtz, as reference, especially the last two or three years worth. Heavy(ish) lines with good colors. I realize the styles are different with the level of detail, but I dunno, I don’t feel like I’m missing detail with his stuff. Nor your’s either!