Flash! Baa-aack! If you get it, you get it. Anyway, let’s get to this week’s flashback. 🙂
Simon Tam is one of the most brilliant minds in the Alliance. Top two percent and what not. A top surgeon. But his sister was even smarter. When she sent him coded messages of how they were hurting her at her new school, he did everything he could to break her out. Eventually he succeeded and he sought to escape with her onboard Serenity. Having lived in comfort his whole life, he’s most at odds with living as an outlaw on the edge of space. Still, he somehow manages to hold his own and that’s not nothing.
Here’s Big Oonch as Simon. I had a bit of trouble colouring the vest. The shine lines came out really garbled so I went back a week after I had “finished and started over giving the vest shading its own layer so it wouldn’t ruin the rest of the picture. Other tidbit. I drew this set early but for some reason, I left colouring it until nearly the end of the set.
Here’s the comparison to the original. This was my least favorite piece of the original set. The brush tool I used to ink it was too thin and the shakiness of my lines stands out so much. While the clothes aren’t super flashy to draw, the new one is a ton better.
That’s all for now. Until next time, this is me saying “Until next time!”
Hello and welcome to another Flashback Friday, the feature read by top women. TOP. Women. (I believe in keeping things even.)
Is Zodac a bad guy? His original action figure’s packaging listed him as an evil cosmic enforcer, but just about all of his appearances across various media had him acting as a neutral entity and they eventually ditched the “evil” tagline on later packaging. I needed to balance things out between the heroes and the villains so he’s on the bad guy side here. I didn’t much care for the action figure back in the day because I found the design a little boring. I dig the helmet today.
Not surprisingly, Big Oonch got the role of Zodac because he wears a helmet that covers his eyes. I think the helmet turned out really well here.
This was another situation where I ended up not liking the first sketch I drew and started over before I got to inking and colouring it. Here’s the first sketch. I was going for an action pose as though Oonch was about to fire his blaster, but meh. I like the more casual pose above much better.
Here’s the comparison to the original. I think the red pops more in the remake. The original is a askew because I was again going for that action-type pose and it was supposed to depict one foot being ahead of the other. It ended up looking like I drew it at an angle.
That’s all for this week. See you for more flashbacks next Friday.