Here’s my 3rd Black Canary and my 1st time inking Ed Benes in my initial run for Hitoshi’s blueline batch, #4. She was rendered rather tightly but the bike was NOT and it was barely sketched in so I was asked to try to finish it. Not knowing what the bike he envisioned looked like I decided to generalize it and add shadows and fading out as the image got lower. I enlarged this image from 8.5X11 in pencil form to 11X17 as a blueline image, leaving the wheel space from the bike open for signatures. I used markers, some brush, brush marker, drybrush & China marker for the crayon-like texture. This was finished on 6/28/2007.

Benes’ pencil sketch

Inks by Bob