Process of Pros: Enrique Fernández

Enrique Fernández is a master comics artist, storyboard artist, illustrator and character designer. Here are some creative process gems from his blog. Images are included here with the artist's permission. Thanks Enrique!

History of a Panel

Enrique Fernández-  Evolution of a Panel

Evolution of a Panel

Enrique Fernández-  Evolution of a Panel

Evolution of a Panel

A cool premake/make comparison:

 

Premake of a spread

The PREMAKE of a Spread

 

Penciled version of the same spread.

The penciled version of the same spread. This is the first stage of the MAKE.

Searching for ideas

Here is a beautiful example of trying out a few ideas before committing:

Ideas/color tests

Ideas/color tests for a promotional poster of the film “El Cid, the Legend”

More elaborate version

More elaborate version (see upper left thumbnail above)

 Storyboard vs. Color version

Storyboard to color comparison

Storyboard to color comparison

Rehearsing!

I was especially happy with this find: an example of rehearsing your work – meaning, trying it out a little before going for the real thing. this is exactly what I mean by exploring  your vision.

Ink and color test - before starting to work

Ink and color test – before starting to work


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