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Hi! I think I'd only change/add 2 things to it: 1- The part of the tail that is on the left side of the picture doesn't look to connect...


Back to García-López studies... Trying to learn more to get better. Drawings from my head need to improve and each time I study him I learn new things.
Inking Thor II (Buscema copy) by Almayer
Inking Thor II (Buscema copy)
Not very satisfied with the result and the new brushes in Clip Studio Paint; lines in the background were hard to do with my intuos 4 (I guess it's much easier in a Cintiq), but there you are. At least I've learned a thing or two.
Having some fun inking Buscema's "Thor II" in Clip Studio Paint.
Studying Buscema - Thor II by Almayer
Studying Buscema - Thor II
Another sketch of Thor copied from the first page of chapter four of "How to draw comics the Marvel way" by John Buscema and Stan Lee.

I love the original drawing made by big John and decided today to continue studying his pencil sketches, not trying to make them exactly the same, just look alike and have fun sketching and rendering.

I realize that I love the way comics were made in the 70s and 80s due to my preference for García López and John Buscema. Superhero comics today are more realist and detailed but in most cases have lost naturalness. I wonder if this kind of drawing where "less is more" will be back again someday.       

I must add that both sketches of Thor have taken much more time than I expected. It is not easy to copy other people style. And this particular one has an strange and difficult foreshortening. I love the right hand, it reminds me of the hands my much admired Milt Kahl used to draw. Studying this drawings I've realized how much Buscema studied the classics, by the curvy forms of the legs, for example (but it is more evidente when you see his fast sketches).

A true Master!
Studying Buscema - Thor by Almayer
Studying Buscema - Thor
I was a little bored of drawing Holy Week panels today and I decided to relax copying an original drawing of Thor by John Buscema. I have rediscovered him lately through "Learn to draw comics the Marvel way", the legendary book by this artist and Stan Lee. Even if it's an old one, is a great book to learn the fundamentals.

I found the original for this version on the net and found something atractive in it, so even if Thor is not one of my favourite characters in Marvel Universe, I decided to reproduce it, not trying to do it exactly the same, of course. In fact my idea is to use it to try some new inking brushes for Manga Studio Paint, so if the result is satisfactory I'll upload it. The original has some environment and lightning that I'll try to add when inking. Ley's see if I can do it properly!
A collection of vector andalusian animals by Almayer
A collection of vector andalusian animals
Around seven years ago I worked on several flash apps and animations about andalusian wetlands and their associated species, mostly birds. The main animation was about the flamingo, but I had to vector draw a bunch of other animals that you can see in the picture. I prepared this image to be uploaded to my gallery, but the animals were over several different environment backgrounds, that I had to draw in vectors too. The result was amazing and probably one of the few jobs that I felt proud at that time, as I did almost everything, from drawings to programming in actionscript. It took me 9 months to end that work!
Flying Circus Air Aces WWI t-shirt designs by Almayer
Flying Circus Air Aces WWI t-shirt designs has just announced that my WWI Aces designs for t-shirts will be available in 2 weeks at their online store.

The characters on the designs are known for their amount of victories during World War I. You'll probably don't know everyone, but the one in the black background design is the Red Baron, maybe the most recognizable in the group, with 80 enemy planes shot down. This particular tee will be available in red too.

The number of victories of each character will be stamped on the sleeve.
Hope you like them!
I've already purchased Clip Studio Paint Pro. It is on sale for 15$ until 14th July! Great software for drawing! I recommend it!
I've been asked to paint another illustration about Carboniferous Period. This will be the third one. Happy!
I'll try to upload images of these paintings as soon as the museum is open.
I'll be working again on Seville's Holy Week comics next week.
Not much time to do new personal work to upload.
Old Vector Group Portrait by Almayer
Old Vector Group Portrait
The rest of the characters made that year, my partnerts at Estudio Buenavista. I put all the portraits together in a single image that was entended to be somewhere in the website, but finally we didn't use it.

That were good times, prior to the global economic crisis… :(

Based on several photographs, it was made in Macromedia Freehand, with a little additional work in Photoshop, using a Wacom Intuos 3. April, 2008.


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David Cabeza
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I'm drawing since childhood, so after I finished high school I studied Fine Arts in Seville, my hometown. I majored in painting. I've been working as a graphic and web designer, illustrator and cartoonist for a small local company. nNow I'm a freelance. Very fond of manga, I love the electric guitar, the gym and jogging. And Star Wars!

Here you'll find mainly old works from my time at university, and new paintings and drawings made on traditional or digital media.

As I told before, I was studying some anatomy from Vilppu's books and vídeos and I'm already ending. Refreshed a lot my knowledge and learned a lot more. Hope it'll help drawing figures from now on!

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Queen-Kitty Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2015   Photographer
Thank you very much for the watch! I hope you enjoy seeing my new work!
bodyworkx Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015  Professional Photographer
Hi David, thanks for watching!
You are a very talented artist.
Almayer Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015  Professional General Artist
You're welcome! Like very much your work.
Talybean Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Welcome to :iconteen-gohan-fans:! :D
Orphydian Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist



I would love to feature some of your work in my freshly opened group. Its specialised on high detailed military illustrations and it will host only the finest deviations and will gather some of the most talented artists.

I sent the requests. You have to confirm them.

You are also warmly invited to join.

Do you think you can upload the versions focused on singles soldiers of these:……

If you happen to do others or other historical art pls. submit it to my group.


afwfan-2 Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Unreal mate. Just bloody unreal and awesome.

Your talent is phenomenal.

And I don't just mean whatever innate gift you have. I'd guess there has also been a lot of practice..

Whatever the balance, the result is incredible and your work is outstanding.

Please keep it up and good luck with everything you do now and in future.

No excuse me while I go away to feel inadequate after looking at your gallery.  ;)
Almayer Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2015  Professional General Artist
Thank you very much for your kind words. It's been a lot of practice but I'll be sincere: I'm very lazy. I mean that I should have been doing a lot more practice instead of wasting so much time all my life. I'm conscious I have had good abilities since child but my evolution is poor because of that lazyness. It is my shame. I don't have the will needed to be a great illustrator. I'll keep working and maybe someday I'll be whorty of your words.
So, about your work I encourage you to continue working with strong passion if you really love art and believe in what you do. Your gallery is not inadequate ;)
Thanks again!
KymbosArt Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Love Love Love !!! Your page, awesome inspiration, i have just started with Manga Studio with the Inking,
and i think iam getting the hang of it, would you, or do you, colour with Mana Studio or with Photoshop ??
Iam thinking of trying to go with MS to keep it all simple etc 
Enjoyed finding your page ! Cheers ! Kymbo
Almayer Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015  Professional General Artist
I use Corel Painter or Photoshop for colour. I have not tried MS for coloring. It would keep it simple, but I think PS or Corel Painter are still better than MS for the coloring process (think that PS is the standard in comic book coloring). But with inks… it's really fantastic!

Thank you for visiting my page and for the faves too!
KymbosArt Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I will have a look at Corel Painter, thank you for the reply ! Cheers
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