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Maxx by ChristopherStevens Maxx by ChristopherStevens
Still learning things about markers every time I work. Such as a saturation limit. Especially if you work with Prismacolor, the black ink is a bit different from every other ink. At some point, if you layer it too much, it won't be absorbed by the paper any more and you get streaks like you see here. from anywhere other than straight on, the light doesnt catch it, but it's nicely visible here in the scan. Things like that drive me bananna sandwich.

Anyways, a 90's classic created by the beast known as Sam Kieth. I always wanted to take a crack at him, so this was a cool one to work on.

Prismacolor cool grey and white paint on vellum bristol board.

Maxx © Sam Kieth
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:iconbram-alexander:
Bram-Alexander Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
yep another favorite to my collection. Sam Kieth is awesome and you rock his character well.
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pa5cal Featured By Owner May 22, 2013
Unreal! very nice. Best rendition of this charcter since Kieth's original art!
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art-by-mike Featured By Owner May 3, 2013
I like the look of the claws--dare I say it's better than Sam's version, IMO.
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dravnofficial Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013
Marvelous depiction of a thoroughly underrated comic book character.
Superb.
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ChristopherStevens Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013
Thanks:)
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dravnofficial Featured By Owner May 1, 2013
You're welcome!
Love your stuff.
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dholms Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
man, outside of sam himself, this could be the most awesome take on the maxx i've ever seen.
i guess i'm not quite sure about what type of prismacolor you're using.
i think of prismacolor as color pencils.
you seem to be referring to a type of ink. i'm not familiar with a prismacolor ink i guess.
and i've used quite alot of inks.

anyway,...
this is massively badass.
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ChristopherStevens Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013
Thanks a bunch! This was sone with Prismacolor markers. They have a huge line of greyscale and color markers.
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awashing Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I really like the ring on the boot. Well done. I'm a fan.
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NiseiNinja Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Awesome rendering and great application of markers!
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