My artwork has been pretty much ripped to shreds every time I've tried posting it here, hence my decision to make this topic.
I love comics in all shapes and forms, and my dream is to someday make them myself. The sad fact (depending on how you look at it) I've realized is that I'm a much more talented writer than I am artist. My style of drawing would only be suitable for my more comedic comic ideas (if that, given the opinions of most of you here). I have a plethora of serious ones though, hence my motive for creating this topic.
I need a good artist whom I can collaborate and work with. I need an artist who is willing to work from a script, take helpful criticism or accept changes in order to further the project, etc. But most important of all, I need someone who will be DEDICATED, RELIABLE, and won't just slack-off or work when it's convenient. I want to create something worthy of shopping around to publishers, so if you find yourself interested in my proposal, you need to be 100% committed. Because by partnering with me, my idea becomes your idea. The art is just as important as the writing. Everything is 50-50. If you decide to join me in this project, you are becoming my partner, my coworker. The comic idea in question will essentially become just as much yours as it is mine.
Now that that's out of the way, I would like to see an art sample directly pertaining to this thread for anyone who's interested. If I see a piece that I am fond of and believe would work well for the tone of the series, then we'll start talking story, plot, characters, character arcs, so on and so forth. So for those that haven't lost interest yet, try your hand at drawing (in your style, however you see fit) the following character:
As you can see by my design of the main protagonist (despite the fact it only took me ten minutes to whip up that picture), my art style is not suitable for the serious, emotional, and supernatural tone of the series. I'm not looking for praise or critique on my drawing. I just want someone to do their own version of it.
Whoever I eventually choose for this project needs to be able to create simple AND detailed drawings, must be able to work at a relatively good pace, and must be able to convey a lot of emotion through their art, and be able to draw a wide array of things (cool and believable -yet unique fight scenes, debris, explosions, shrapnel, energy effects, and general destruction being chief among them). I'd prefer someone who lives in the San Diego area, though if you're a good enough artist and can work through email, phone, and messengers, I'm willing to compromise.
I'm running out of venues for talented artists that share my passion for the comic industry and are willing to take some risks and partner up with me. I hope and look forward to finding someone here who believes they are up to the task.
It seems only fair that if you're demanding artists post a portion of their work, that you post some of your writing.
I'm not interested or anything, but If I was going to be, theres very little in what you've presented that would make me want to take the time to "apply" in this thread. You have it set up like your asking for an employee, not an equal partner who is free till you both get lucky.
See, what you're asking is for an artist to blindly walk into a project without you submitting any sort of information on it other than letting us know beforehand that you want us to sweat blood over your brainchild.
Tyler, Alex, and Sirus have gotten into many brawls in the tenure of their friendship, protecting each other from bullies, gangs, and those who would do them harm. This practice has turned them all into somewhat adept fighters. But a schoolyard rumble goes from violent to supernatural when Tyler singlehandedly takes down four gang members with a previously unseen quality of superhuman strength and speed. And as the weeks go on, Tyler begins to realize he is developing some sort of otherworldly power. Eventually, after an emissary from the spirits watching over the universe trains Tyler in how to use his abilities, he is given the task of upholding the balance between good and evil in the cosmos.
I can post a sample script for the first episode if necessary, but that's a basic rundown of the general plot.
And if I may reiterate -I am NOT using this thread for people to "critique" my drawings. If you wanna bash them just like everyone else has, do it in my other thread. I'm looking for someone with a level of maturity a little higher than someone who wastes their time calling my drawings sweaty lepers. Let's do something productive here.
"For a few seconds Oskar saw through Eli's eyes. And what he saw was...himself. Only much better, more handsome, stronger than what he thought of himself. Seen with love."
--John Ajvide Lindqvist, Let the Right One In (Page 446).
Click that spoiler. It is incredibly relevant and important. I'm serious. Really. Do it. Now. If you didn't then you're dumb. Come on. Just click it already. Fine. You won't?! Screw you.
Yeah, if I were to even think about helping you, I'd want to actually read what you have. That summary does not in any way show you're a good writer, but rather that you're good at taking some unoriginal ideas and stirring them up a bit.
Any way you dice it this is a wrong way to even ask.
I love that line. Now, instead of having to rely on other people, why not continue drawing? Draw EVERY DAY! Develop your drawing skills. Then the comic would look exactly how you want it too, and not how you WANTED it to look, but someone drew it different.
If you practice your drawing, your really helping yourself, it'll make you feel good.
And who is the comic for, you? or this forum?
.... and he had plastic surgery to move his scar over to his forehead.
That synopsis was pretty -yawn-. Ive seen it a million times. Tragic super anti-hero?
Also, M-Toaster, you had me lolling over those pics =D
If at least one person enjoyed it, I am happy.
Full with stupid names.
Half the failed comics on the internuts have a main character with a stupid ethereal last name, a tough guy best friend with blatantly stupid name and a girl named alex.
so how does a raging drunk become a foster parent? being adopted myself i find it interesting that every foster parent depicted in any story ever told is somehow evil to the core.
if he emancipated himself why is he entitled to his foster parents money when they die?
even if he hadn't emancipated himself do you really thing a foster child gets money if the foster parents die?
because they don't. you might want to do some research as to what the role of a foster parent is.
your story blows much ass.
But... that summary is a mite uninteresting. 'Course, blurbs can't always do a comic or novel justice, but it does sound pretty cliched.
Hey man, you saw the drawing. This awful premise is all he has! You can't tear it up like that!
Are you suggesting he post in the WB?
Cuz I'm sure they'd love to read it.
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That's exactly why The Leader is a shitty villian. The only thing that differenciates him from all the other super-genuises is his 3 foot tall head.
It could be interpreted like that, yes...
But see, interest has been expressed already! So there, naysayers.
If his wife does all the work with the foster agency, I know this because of life