Saturday, March 19, 2016

The End Begins

"The End Begins"
(Mega Man from Mega Man / Based on The Megas)
I recently reintroduced myself to The Megas through their latest releases, History Repeating: Blue and Red, and this rechurned the gears of my gritty Mega Man iteration. I changed the design from my previous homage, instead focusing on a more stoic sort of suspense, with destruction all around him.

I wanted to give the background a more simple watercolor look to contrast with the rough inks of the lineart, definitely giving a strong manga-panel look. I also focused on orange hues to help contrast the blue of Mega Man's armor, though bringing it down to slight purple to not be too offsetting.

 March 19, 2016
Ballpoint pen, Prismacolor Markers, charcoal pencil, and gel pens
on 8.5x11" cardstock.

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