Sonntag, 18. April 2010

HUGE AVENGERS POSTER

Last month I got commissioned by Marvel to do a huge poster featuring their new Avengers line-up and spanning across six connecting covers. I knew I'd fuck it up if I'd layout the thing completely digital, so I decided to draw the base on paper, scan it and then paint on top of it on the computer. First mistake I made was starting out without a thumbnail though, so I ended up fighting with the composition of the entire montage till the very end. What came next was a lot of nail biting and chewing, while I was trying to find some sort of harmonious color scheme for this beast. I scratched my head for a while till I asked my friend Coro about half way through if he had any helpful advice. He urged me to use a rainbow color layer so the viewers eye could move from hue to hue instead of being overwhelmed by just a single color scheme. It worked instantly and I could finally complete this monster. The original drawing was 6 feet wide and the PS file about 24000 pixels...glad I'm using a powerful machine to get stuff like this done. Also did a quick evolution of the image, so the steps could be understood a bit better...




Kommentare:

  1. Marco - big thanks for wip for this image!
    AWESOME POSTER!!!

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  2. Im always so impressed with your work dude. I know your fast but that must have taken a good chunk of time to do. It must be awesome having guys like Coro to call up if you ever hit a snag.
    Looks great man, and nice to be reminded that even our favorite artist get hung up on and image sometimes.
    All the Best Marko.

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  3. Incredible image.
    Thanks for posting the stages too.

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