Monday, October 29, 2012
"The young man looks at him, more in sadness than anger. Understanding that the man is lost in thought and has no wish to be interrupted, he does not insist and continues riding in silence by his side searching for a thought of his own in which to lose himself."
Some images made by masters of black and white. Different ways to ink your drawings.
A good sketch should make easier your inking. Nevertheless, feel free to work in a more intuitive way by repeating the same image several times in order to to get a well-balanced image.
At first it's a little bit complicated when you ink images using pen nibs and brushes, but due to its full and loose effects it should give relief to your drawing (with a micro marker you will not get the same result). For this assignment, please do not use: Micro marker, Photoshop, etc
Bernie Wrightson (from Baltimore)
Moebius (Jean Giraud)
Max Hallinan (Mica Alumn)
Gustave Doré (woodcuts and engravings).
Frans Masereel (woodcuts).
"Early one morning, his body was found in a little cave in the cliffs to the west of the port. On his face was the grimace typical of those who have frozen to death, his open eyes stared eastward, toward the mouth of the straits and the horizon where the masts of those old wandering ships-" (pg. 99)
Sunday, October 28, 2012
"Foster was stiff with cold after the night he had spent on the storeroom floor, but the gin stopped his teeth from chattering, so he steadied himself with another glass before heading for the door," (Coloane 96).
"Foster wandered through the harbor like a ghost searching for another ghost...And, gradually he realized with horror that the sailor's superstition was coming true to him and that he himself was carrying the other ghost inside him, (Coloane 98)."
"His life became agonizing, unbearable. He wandered like a beggar from door to door, lighting fires in the morning in restaurants and bars in exchange for a piece of bread or a glass of aguardiente, (Coloane 99)."