Wacky Reference Wednesdays, No. 99

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Mythos: Captain America, Page 15 (panel 1 detail). 2008.
Acryla Gouache and gouache on bristol board, 11 x 17".

I had always wanted this panel to be part of a double-page spread, extending out to the left to display the vastness of the Allied Powers' invasion of Normandy, but we had limited space and I had already extended one page (the Avengers spread) into two. Most of the reference for this composition came from the WWII books and various images found on-line. The photos below were mostly taken for general lighting and gesture, so I didn't follow them all too closely. Although one of the maquettes is supposed to be Peter Parker, the features are generic enough to pass for a young Bucky Barnes.


  1. Haha, I like how you include the little head/ bust

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  4. here in Brazil the magazine mythos will leave here four months and I'm saving money to buy, I see that it is worth.
    his drawings are like the Fantastic Four, are ...
    these days I have been trying to establish a trait itself, its own style.
    why I want to be an artist as good as you.
    when I trace my own ... I want to go to my blog.
    I hope that one day we will know us personally.
    ... bye.

  5. Yeah, Intuos 1... I rock it too.

  6. Thanks, guys!

    Mike, I'm afraid to say that I have since upgraded to the the Intuos 3... although size-wise, I "downgraded" to the 4 x 6" which I like much better. The old one worked just fine (gave it to a friend, in fact) but I love the new button features on the side. Of course, then they had to come out with the 4th generation, which has even more features.


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