Monday, April 13, 2009

An Old Friend

by Jaye of Thirteenth Story

As a child I used to read Price Valiant in every Sunday newspaper. Harold Foster's creation was beautifully drawn, with incredible detail, and really stood out from the other comic strips.

In my pocket sketchbook recently, I found myself remembering Val, and his incredible hair:

... and, trying out some new color pencils, here is another one I made as well:

It was a nice exercise, to visit an influence from my childhood and work with it. There are many comics these days that take a lot of shot cuts with the art, but Hal Foster never did, and I will always respect his epic body of comic work.

1 comment :

  1. great jaye -and the hair! do you think it will ever come back?!?hahaha


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