After a break of a few months, I decided to change the focus of this site. Let me tell you how it goes. From now on, Nuno Neves Store’s main topic will be my ongoing graphic novel CHRONOS, which panels you can easily find on a page listed on the menu. Panels will be posted […]
It is not perfect, but things are going. Drawing and writing directly with pen and markers, no pencil sketch. Only some scribblings on a notebook. I am getting speed and having fun. In time, I hope to improve my drawing skills.
I am really enjoying getting back to black markers. It’s much more intuitive and spontaneous to me. Now I previously write the text of the page on a notebook inside empty panels, just to map things up in my mind and enable myself to draw directly, without pencil sketching. Finally I am getting fast enough […]
Now I am trying to draw directly with pen and markers, with no pencil sketching. In my opinion, the result is more synthetic and much more expressive. Drawing becomes much closer to writing and vice-versa. The gap between thought and final work is getting shorter. Let’s see if this is the time I won’t get […]
Here is another Page 1. This time I draw directly with pen and paintbrush. No pencil needed. Than I scanned the drawings and paint them on the computer. The painting process still takes too much time. And it is not as fun as with watercolors. I’m considering living it all in black and white. Let’s […]
I do this plenty of times. No wonder things don’t get done. The graphic novel is back to square one. Page one, taking it literally. The reason? Same as usual. Boredom. Getting fed up with the slowness of the technique. As I mentioned plenty of times in my videos, I want to draw fast. The […]