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Sin City by diablo2003 Sin City by diablo2003
Here'e the final pic for the Sin City piece. You can see the thumbnail for this in my scraps gallery. For those not familiar, Sin City is the highly aclaimed series of books from Frank Miller. Anyone who's hoping to get into comics and hasn't read them already needs to do themselves a favor and get every volume of the Sin City series. Frank Miller can show you just about everything you need to know about story telling, positive/negative space, and panel layout not to mention a bunch of really kick ass stories. A bunch of the stories have just been re-released on trade paperback form and can be found at most major book sellers or comic shops. If that fails, try Ebay or Amazon.com.

Here's the complete list of titles:
Sin City
A Dame To Kill For
The Big Fat Kill
That Yellow Bastard
Family Values
The Babe Wore Red
Sex & Violence

Anyway, the piece was done to try and convey 3 things. First I wanted to honor the style of work Frank Miller is so known for as well as throw in my own style to give it a unique look. Lastly, I wanted to meld the style of the comics with the more realistic style of the Sin City movie that's coming out in a few weeks. You guys can be the judge as to whether I succeeded or not.
The piece was done in pigma size .01 pens and black india ink brush pens. The colors where done in photoshop. I'd post up the pencils but there aren't any since I rough sketched it in non-photo blue and went straight to inks. Hope you dig it!

-Mark
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Vader5000 Featured By Owner May 15, 2013
just WOW - would give my right arm if youŽd be interested in turning my horror/dark fantasy book "Flesh Field" into a graphic novel.
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Nontheless - simply amazing work.
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Neo128 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012
Super tight technique and composition! I'm waiting for the mash-up: "Sin City" meets "100 Bullets" ha ha. :D
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sheldon0934 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2012
Hi could I request this to be featured in CityManga group? ^^
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killddianette Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I freaking love the B&W version. But for the coloured version... why purple ?
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SamGreenArt Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I think you might have a problem with your monitor, I've seen this on two different screens now and it's grey.
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killddianette Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Damn... I keep seeing this purple... maybe it's my eyes ^^'
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ANDREU-T Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2012
AWESOME PICTURE!!
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Tsuki222 Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2012
Increadible artwork!
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midorinoo Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2012
*__*
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Areku23 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Good god that's dark.

Very appropriate dewd.

And thank you kindly for your submission to "In the Panels".

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If possible, please consider joining.
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