Wednesday, 1 December 2010
So this is where I was last week, feeling pretty sure that this was the idea I was going to use... But then I started drawing some more stuff that I felt was more appropriate.
I did start developing some of the 'future' drawings, but as Chiu pointed out they were all very literal; and the text explaining each image just made it really obvious. I also decided to try and make the humour a little more subtle and bizarre than in this one.
So I started making some weirder, more abstract and surreal images that I thought might express what I was saying in a (slightly) more sophisticated way.
I also had to decide on the drawing style for the zine, I thought it should be fairly consistent throughout but wasn't sure whether to use the very rough, childlike way I seem to draw my idea sketches or a more graphic and clear technique. I decided on the latter because of the more abstract concepts I'm using - the childish, more cartoony look is more effective when the ideas are clear. Anyway, here is the latest draft, in line and colour. Any potential improvements would be welcome...