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blog of comics artist Leinil Francis Yu. Artist of Marvel's Secret Invasion, Wolverine, and Indestructible Hulk. Co-creator of Superior and Supercrooks with the Mighty Mark Millar.
I hate drawing likeness. It’s been a while and I need practice. photo ref googled (Fistful of Dollars).

I hate drawing likeness. It’s been a while and I need practice. photo ref googled (Fistful of Dollars).

6 months ago
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My only full color sketch cover art around. 2011

(Source: ungoliantschilde, via erl25)

7 months ago
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How I draw an upshot 

7 months ago
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sample video. profile sketch. real time.

7 months ago
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shaolinfingerjabs said: Mr. Yu, as an aspiring comic artist I would love to know how you create such beautiful faces and get such absurd detail. Is any of it referenced? Or is it all from imagination and familiarity with the facial structure?

don’t reference!  do as cartoonists do!  draw from memory… Use reference to practice sure…. but memorize and do not depend on them too much

don’t copy photos.  cartoon, not do portraits:) gluck!

8 months ago
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