Day 9: A Science Project Gone Wrong
I had a couple fun ideas for this one. It was really fun to draw, and I stayed up way too late finishing it.
Exaggerated expressions are among my favorite things to draw. They have such a tremendous amount of comedic potential. In this case, my favorite drawing was the scientist’s scowl (second to last).
Yet, while I’m happy with the result, I’m probably going to have to reign in my attention to detail so I can churn out these drawings more efficiently. The above cartoon could have been just as successful if I had done far simpler drawings. Fewer lines, I mean. Cross-hatching has it’s place, but cartooning is less about realism and more about storytelling. I guess, in so many words, I’m trying to say that I need to develop a drawing shorthand.
That’s going to be one of my goals for the next couple drawings.
And it’s past 2am…
God bless, and good night!