As nerds; we love comic books; and therefore we love illustrations. In this day and age most comic illustrations are done digitally, but for those of us who aren’t pro’s – we still revert back to the piece of paper to house our ideas.
My friends and i love drawing and storytelling; but there is the dilemma of pen vs pencil when it comes to our artwork. Pencil is obviously better for error correction; and you get better tones when shading. However; people ALWAYS feel the need to prod at artwork when you show it to them; as if looking at it is not enough. This need for touching leads to smudging on the artwork; even if you do use those spray resins to avoid this.
So that is what forced me to draw in pen. If you make one mistake you have to start over; and shading in ink is terribly difficult. But in the end i have come to prefer pen; and its boldness. Here is some examples of my pen artwork:
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