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SMILE: Work in Progress


Here's an example of my working progress for SMILE! The final step of the production process, color, is missing from this'll forgive me, right?

I do my thumbnails and writing at the same time, in a spiral-bound notebook. The pages are penciled and lettered on 9 x 12" Bristol, inked with India ink, and then cleaned up a bit in Photoshop. My lettering tends to be quick and sloppy, and most of my clean-up work is making sure all my letters are decent and readable.

If you'd like to see the pencils and inks a little larger, here you go:



(P.S. If you've already seen this post, forgive me! I re-jiggered a couple of things to make it more concise!)