I wanted to do a more frightening piece today since we are getting closer to Halloween. I was listening to the original Dragon Ball ost and remembered King Piccolo. It’s funny to remember that Piccolo was once an enemy and a scary one at that. He’s definitely one of my favorite villains in the series and truly love his more menacing facial features. What I like about King Piccolo. is that he is essentially the devil who has magical powers and self reproductive capabilities that create new life forms and also regrow lost limbs. And to top it all off, he is also a master of martial arts… If you guys ever get a chance, see the fight between him and Goku. It’s such an amazing one filled with martial arts and satisfying moments.
I drew this way back in May of this year as a tribute to Kentaro Miura. Looking at it again though, I wasn’t too happy with how thin Guts looked. So I fixed that digitally with Photoshop. I ten added some more hatching and some screentone.
This was originally drawn for Inktober 2020 day 31, but I wasn’t happy with the proportions. It can be seen here:
I fixed those using PhotoShop and fixed a couple of areas. The hatching was done using Clip Studio.
Skulll Knight’s story was already sad after seeing the brief flash back from one of the latest chapters. But it just got even more sad because we won’t know any more about him due to the tragic loss of Kentaro Miura. We will always have to wonder what his ultimate goals and journey would entail.
I was caught off guard when my brother told me the news of Kentaro Miura. I remember people joking that this could happen before the story ended, but I guess that’s just how life is. Ever fleeting and unpredictable. His art, story telling and characters were truly inspiring to me. They were a level that I hope to reach someday. Thank your for all these years, allowing us to see and learn from your work. Although you may be physically gone, your legacy will forever be remembered.
This is the colored version of the line art I made for Don Ramon, a character of “El Chavo del 8”. Kind of looks like a Mexican version of Xehanort. I like the way the digital painting meshed with the ink hatching.
While looking through my references I came upon a picture that had Don Ramon (a character from “El Chavo Del 8”, my favorite one) and Fujiwara no Mokou. This picture compared both of their expressions and grins which I found very funny.
this is the picture that I’m talking about:
And here is the drawing:
On another note, it seems like posting Pixiv links here no longer shows the full image, but I just found out I can upload images to Pinterest and they do show fully here. So Just might start doing that from now on.
I finally got the chance to see Demon Slayer about a month, a month and a half ago. On episode 10 Nezuko had a battle with a Kemari. It very quickly started to resemble Captain Tsubasa. There was even a scene where she was charging up a kick and it looked just like when Kojiro shoots his Tiger Shot. Drawn using a maru pen. At first I was going to have Kojiro in his Soccer uniform, but I felt his training outfit would look more flashy. Specially if it was open and flapping with the movement.
Just a practice piece so that I can play around more with screentones, hatching and whatnot using Clip studio Paint and Photoshop. The background is of a cool area in Downtown Denver. I made it into a screen tone using Photoshop’s filter, sketch, halftone option. I inked and then hatched it using Clip Studio. Characters are from an idea of a story I want to work on.