Jiangshi Header Card Art


The TOYSREVIL blog celebrates it's 10th year of bloggery in 2015, and I have been releasing a limited edition collectible toy each month, with artists I like, and for the month of September, local resin slinger Daniel Yu releases two editions of his JIANGSHI ACOLYTE resin figure (One painted and one in all red color) for TOYSREVIL, and Daniel had graciously asked me to illustrate the header card art, for this bagged-n-tagged release!

Have been trying to draw jiangshi ... Started with these ... #hengdraw

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I had managed to draw them first in pencil on what turned out to be my last day of "teaching" in film class (it was "self study" in lecture theare, so technically I didn't slack off LOL) - the "trick" being, there were in two separate drawings: The head, and the body (upper torso with outstretched arms) … and no matter how much I tried, I could not achieve what I had wanted so I decided to photoshop combine the two separate elements into one!

With a bit of size tweaking and added text and utilitarian fonts, the graphic was done!

Now to make this jiangshi doodle work as a header card! Wish me luck, peeps! #hengdraw

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WIP for #STGCC2015 #STGCC #JiangshiAcolyte by @thedanielyu

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I had wanted to print them out via the neighborhood photo printers, essentially cutting an 4R sized photo into two, to fit the elastic bag holding the figure … but I had too much constant trouble resizing the images to fit the print, and after too many reprints, to and fro-ing from two different printers … truth be told, the printing of them to use turned out to perhaps out-cost whatever profits I might have gleaned from the sale … and all the while I thought I was being "clever" lor! NB.

Regardless of my own FAIL, thanks for the offer and patience, Daniel!

Cheers
Andy

...oh if only they were the size I'd wanted ... #headercard #STGCC #STGCC2015 #JiangshiAcolyte

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