Grubby vs Flash MLG Dallas Fall Results

The results are in…

grubby_vs_flash_results_raihn_bigAs sad as it is for me (I’m a huge icon_p_sm_thumb6nl_thumb1 Grubby fan) to state; icon_t_sm_thumb8kr_thumb1 Flash came away with a convincing victory at favicon_32_thumb18 MLG Dallas – Summer Championship . I had planned to finish out the sketch with a small/fun comic stripe to ‘illustrate’ (pun intended) the results. I hope next time we can see Grubby’s power unleashed! GG – Joshua ‘Raihn’ Keyes

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Prince Charmings: Riot Comic Contest Entry

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I entered a League of Legends comic contest held by riot games.  It was very entertaining and a fun way to flex some creative muscle.  Interestingly the most difficult part of the comic is creating something that would be funny and fit within the guidelines.  The challenge proved to be very fun and rewarding.

  Writing the comic is definitely a skill in itself.  At first I had Photoshop loaded up and I was using text boxes to attempt to create my story.  I soon realized I was a bit bolder than I should have, and reverted to ye ‘ole notepad to iron out the concept.  Once again proving that preplanning smart design is an artists best friend.

  After a couple weeks break dug in, spending a lot of time afterward detailing the art, and then applying the inks.  This piece is probably the most extensively inked projected I’ve accomplished.  I was quite happy with the results, but not so much on how much time I had until the deadline.  I had under estimated the amount of time to deadline, and ended up rushing the colors to slip my submission within the 5 minutes of contest deadline.

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