|date: started 11/23/04, finished 12/3/04
|media: ink mostly, cg (greytone only)
My first Slam Dunk fan art (I've been reading waaaaaay too much
of this comic in the past couple of months!). Rukawa isn't my favorite
character from the series, but this was the first pose that I came
up with and I thought it was appropriate for him. The original sketch
didn't take too long to draw, but the proportion was kind of screwy.
The face was pretty hard to draw because of the eyes and brows (not
my style) but the hands were even harder to draw. Luckily, I got
two hands I could use as reference. Haha. The sweatshirt is based
on my favorite green sweatshirt (which made an appearance in the
first Chapter of Down but Not Out also).
Brush pens and my usual pigment pens were used to ink the drawing.
My favorite part is coloring the hair. Unfortunately, I lost a lot
of details (hatching) after I shrunk the image down web-appropriate
size. Free to check out some of the details (1
Taking the ever useful advice from Widhy, I opt for greytone instead
of the usual colors. I liked the overall line quality too much to
have colors distracting the viewers. Hehe. The shading was a bit
What did I learn here? Drawing different kinds of eyes and eye brow.
My goal is to draw the starters of the Shohoku team though I should
be drawing my own comics......