copycat sketch – Steve McNiven

slightly longer than 30 min, we finish off our lesson on Steve McNiven with the debut of the Sentry, from The New Avenger #10.  at first, when the Sentry debut, i thought “what a weak character!”  but looking back on him, it’s actually impressive how Marvel was able to introduce such a brand new and powerful character, then take him away.  as for McNiven, i’m def learning the art of just adding details where it should it go.  don’t be afraid.

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copycat sketch – Steve McNiven

ok, don’t take this the wrong way, but Steve McNiven has a nice back!  again, digging into Steve McNiven’s art style, we focus on the body this morning.  as i flipped thru The New Avengers #7, i couldn’t help but notice how nice his character’s backs are!  anywho, here we are.

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copycat sketch – Steve McNiven

next up in my study of some of the great artists these days is Steve McNiven.  i first took note of him back in The New Avengers #7, which is where the below face examinations are from.  from what i can tell, small eyes for eyes, drawing the bridge of the nose and that thing above the lips, and just no fear in drawing line details all adds up to his unique style.

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