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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Shortcuts to Superhero Costumes

Just rehashing this from by Deviantart blog. I once pondered on why superheroes are usually wearing spandex, that if you remove the lines, they’ll appear naked. Then I realized, something I should have realized long ago: it’s how the artists are trained to draw it anyway.

Yeah, he's naked until you draw lines and color him

Monday, December 5, 2016

Revisiting Janperson

Recently, I've been rewatching my favorite tokusatsu series, Tokusou Robo (Robot Detective) Janperson. It's the 1993 installment of the defunct metal hero metaseries (this series includes Gavan, Shaider, Spielban and Beetle Fighter/Beetleborgs). I remember watching it on channels 5 and 13 back in the mid- to late 1990s here in Quezon City, so it was a memorable habit during that part of my life. I'll leave details about the series that I don't mention here to other bloggers, such as Sean Akizuki's, to fill in,

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

All A-fire over Warship Battle

Having a smartphone sure changed my routine. As I expected, the games I'd find would get me somewhat addicted and so engrossed. First that got me engrossed was this gem of a game, Gunship Battle.

Then the maker Joycity followed up with its naval version, Warship Battle.

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Art-aaah and Soft Pastels

Been a while since I last posted. Right now, here's something that made me laugh even long after I saw it:

The Joy of... painting war scenes.

Well, on reality, I haven't done too much art. But I've finally started using color. Soft pastels, something I use for weathering in scale modeling. Now I use them for their original purpose. Mixed in with my colored pencils as well.

Hope to get them done soon.

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Characters in earlier Lord of the Rings Adaptations

Recently, I saw pictures like these roaming around the Net. First is of Aragorn portrayed in the 1978 Ralph Bakshi animated adaptation of Lord of the Rings. The common caption: look, no pants (oh, and that's Boromir on the right).