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Usagi Yojimbo #168 Cover Process

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Usagi Yojimbo #168 Cover Process

Postby Steve Hubbell » Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:44 +0000

Stan Sakai (on Facebook) wrote:November 10, 2017

I'm still in Hawaii, but deadlines are deadlines and I am spending much of my time drawing. I sent off the art for UY 166 and the cover for 168 today.

The cover was drawn on 2-ply 500 series11x17 inch Strathmore Bristol with a 10x15.5 image area.

rough pencils drawn with .5mm HB mechanical pencil. I an just dealing with shapes and composition at this stage.

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Finished pencils with .7mm B mechanical pencil.

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Inked with Koh-i-Noor ArtPen and Platinum Carbon Black ink.

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Erased with Sumo Grip eraser.

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the finished cover.

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Alternate, unused, cover design.

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Re: Usagi Yojimbo #168 Cover Process

Postby richarddragon » Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:07 +0000

I take this (#32) will be an entire Ishida book, in a way.

And no, please, I'm not complaining :) :)
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