Punished Kii-chan

Original line art from Inktober 2021 day 26.

I know that Kii-chan in the vol. 20 Special edition chapter is supposed to be a BABYMETAL type idol, but I liked my idea of her being punished Kii-chan. So with that idea in mind I went with a Metal Gear parody painting. When I finished painting Kii-chan, I felt it would be kind of funny painting in Tomoko as Big Boss. But not as an active soldier but as a weapons dealer like she mentioned back in her chuunibyo days.

I was kind of worried about the crow, but it was much more straightforward than I thought.

Hasta la proxima,

-NUBE

Winter Classes Tomoko and Yuri

This painting is done using the line art I made for the first day of Inktober 2021. I kinda wanted a winter setting but the class setting kinda limited that. Even so, I really like the lighting that came from the window. I erased some sections of the lineart on Yuri but overall it was left unedited. I’ve notice another increase in speed when painting. Here’s to painting more throughout the year.

I really want to paint Tomoko in her “land mind” makeup…

Hasta la proxima,

-NUBE

Inktober 2021 Day 01

I had completely forgotten about Inktober until I posted the first drawing today just by pure chance. Luckily drawing doesn’t take me that long anymore, so posting everyday shouldn’t be a problem despite my schedule.

To start off Day one of Inktober 2021, I decided to draw Tomoko and Kuroki from Watamote. Seems like they have been regulars every year. I just quite like their friendship, similarities and contrast in their personalities.

I really need to catch up on the latest chapters, I’ll probably do it tonight.

Have fun during this Inktober everyone!

Hasta la proxima,

-NUBE

Kuroki and Tamura Video Calling

I finally got a chance to read some manga again, one of them being one of my favorites. Watamote. I quite like the cultural festival arc and the way some characters are being given some more attention and growth.

This piece though is based on volume 17 chapter 167 where Tomoko and Yuri are both studying with each other but their antisocial personalities make some rather humorous moments.

Hasta la proxima,

-NUBE

Storm Tomoko Tamura

Running a bit late again, but somehow managed to finish. This is the colored version of the ink drawing that I did for day 17 of Inktober 2020.

You can see it here: https://darkcloudxero.com/2020/10/17/inktober-2020-17-storm-tomoko-and-yuri/

While I was painting, I took that opportunity to also fix some issues regarding the sizes of hands, arms and head sizes (among other things). This time I didn’t use a reference for the colors aside from just looking at what the Kuroki residence looks like and modified the colors based on the color theme that I decided to go for. Looking at the cover art for chapter 183, it seems like the typhoon completely soaked Tomoko and Yuri. With that in mind, I decided to make Yuri have wet clothes as well. Rainy season will be starting soon or it has begun in some places, so I think this piece will fit that well.

Hasta la proxima,

-NUBE

Inktober 2020 25 Buddy Tomoko and Masaki

I had this idea a couple of days ago but was worried that I wouldn’t have enough time to draw it. Luckily I was able to make it. For today’s prompt we have buddy. It’s strange, but Tomoko’s and Yoshida’s relationship reminds me of G Gundam. You know, how like in the show they communicated through their fists (although it’s just Yoshida actually punching, then again Tomoko attacks using even more dangerous moves). I really loved Yoshida’s look and segments from the amusement park chapters.

Hasta la proxima,

-NUBE