‘nobody rides for free’
even though this is originally some stupid macho 70ies biker/hitchhiker quote (‘gas, grass or ass …’) i like how deep this goes when applied to interpersonal relationships.
you have to give something in return. whether it’s profane, like a drink or a book, profound, like your soul or your loyalty, or simply returning the favor. you always pay a price.
end of philosophy lecture.
enjoy the demon butt (originally belonging to model dane halo/@theredbomb_model on instagram)
ink on paper
i decided to stick a bit with the men with beards theme and practice some crosshatching.
so i turned cosplayer/reenacter Armin Bastler (mimins_workshop on instagram) into a mightily pissed davy jones on the brink of losing his human guise.
ink pens on paper
all hail our feline overlords! except they are not overlords and -ladies, they are anarchists.
ink on paper, photoshop
top left to bottom right:
– pencil drawing
– partly inked
– tried to do shading with a treacherous brush pen that should have been medium grey, but turned out to be so dark the effect got lost, dammit
– blown up blacks, levels and contrast digitally, because i was mad at said brush pen.
pencil and ink pens on paper
ok, to be honest, i fucked up the mouth part during sketching and couldn’t get it right at all. so i decided to do a bold angular frame thingie. the defining part is the scar in any case.
lots of ink on paper
i’ve been reading cyberpunk manga lately …
ink on paper