Masked Miner
Masked Miner

A hi-tech pulp hero for the modern age! 

Masked Miner and all other characters on this site (unless otherwise specified) ©Dominic Black.

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Master Of Eyes
Master Of Eyes

Strange and powerful being from another universe. The focus of my upcoming comic, EX OCULIS

Master of Eyes and all other characters on this site (unless otherwise specified) ©Dominic Black.

My page process: Pencils
My page process: Pencils

After some very rough thumbnails, I pencil my pages using a non-repro blue pencil. This eliminates a lot of cleanup after scanning, and I personally like the way the blue pencil peeks out under the inks on the physical page. 

I tend to stay fairly loose with my pencils, trying to keep the majority of the detail on focal points in the panels.

My page process: Inks
My page process: Inks

I typically use a Pentel pocket brushpen for my inks, with the occasional Micron for more precise linework and larger brushes/ink/Sharpies for bigger black areas and panel borders.

I then scan the pages into Photoshop and stitch them together for coloring. 

My page process: Coloring
My page process: Coloring

I use Photoshop to color my comics. My style is a combo of mostly flats with cel shading and the occasional "painterly" touch. Some of my linework gets edited at this point, usually to enhance atmospheric conditioning.

Masked Miner
MaskedMinerCostumeColor.jpg
ExOcBeast1001.jpg
squidmen001.jpg
Master Of Eyes
My page process: Pencils
My page process: Inks
My page process: Coloring
Masked Miner

A hi-tech pulp hero for the modern age! 

Masked Miner and all other characters on this site (unless otherwise specified) ©Dominic Black.

Master Of Eyes

Strange and powerful being from another universe. The focus of my upcoming comic, EX OCULIS

Master of Eyes and all other characters on this site (unless otherwise specified) ©Dominic Black.

My page process: Pencils

After some very rough thumbnails, I pencil my pages using a non-repro blue pencil. This eliminates a lot of cleanup after scanning, and I personally like the way the blue pencil peeks out under the inks on the physical page. 

I tend to stay fairly loose with my pencils, trying to keep the majority of the detail on focal points in the panels.

My page process: Inks

I typically use a Pentel pocket brushpen for my inks, with the occasional Micron for more precise linework and larger brushes/ink/Sharpies for bigger black areas and panel borders.

I then scan the pages into Photoshop and stitch them together for coloring. 

My page process: Coloring

I use Photoshop to color my comics. My style is a combo of mostly flats with cel shading and the occasional "painterly" touch. Some of my linework gets edited at this point, usually to enhance atmospheric conditioning.

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