Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Puck!


Today's brief entry is a convention drawing I did of Puck, from Alpha Flight (see previous post). This is one of the best convention sketches I have ever done. Probably because Puck is fun to draw, but also because the guy I was drawing for, Milo, was friendly and jokey!
We joked about artists not usually drawing backgrounds on their convention sketches which is why Puck is happily bouncing through a detailed backdrop of trees and rocks. I commented that Puck was apparently always in pain because of his dwarfism. I had never heard that little people experience regular pain from their condition. I always thought of Puck as a fun character with a happy spirit. If he's in pain he hides it well. That is why he smiles as he says "Ow!".
I think Puck's legs are probably too long in this drawing which will upset Steve but it's too late to change it now.
j.

4 comments:

Jake said...

You Canadians and your silly Alpha Flight. The next time I get a sketch I'm going to get you to draw the 1987 Edmonton Oilers Stanley Cup team... or maybe Prime Minister Brian Mulroney.

You know, I haven't gotten a J. Bone sketch since 2004. Looks like I may have to just start going to cons outside of California and Arizona.

j. said...

Hey Jake - From now on I will only be drawing one thing for my convention sketches -- PUCK! Even theme books will have to work around my love for Puck!

And, no, I still will not do nudes!

j.

steven manale said...

I'm very upset about those legs.

:(

Milo said...

It's an awesome sketch, but that guy Milo is really cool and totally deserved it.