2000AD ART – Dredd by Gary Erskine

From LSCC 2013 I think it was…

Ive met a few 2000ad artists at con’s over the last few years and one of the nicest chaps was Gary Erskine.  He has done Dredd, Dan Dare, Flesh and other pieces for 2000AD and tons of stuff for other comic houses and also did a brilliant set of digital Star Wars pieces which I have prints of somewhere.  He was really engaging and happy to talk for ages as he drew and did the Dredd you see below.  It was great to see him do it from scratch, and he took such care – producing first a sketch and then doing the final piece from that.  I asked him if I could also have the sketch which he reluctantly agreed to (being a thoroughly fabulous chap) despite not wanting to as he didn’t like the idea of something so rough being out there.  I am glad he did though because I think the two pieces side by side look amazing.

 

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20180707_1143326662331062453322403.jpg20180707_1143352775481994348368420.jpgIf you like a good read you should take a look at his  Roller Grrrls stuff.  Pretty cool and something he was so passionate about.

 

 

 

2000AD ART – Nikolai Dante – Charlie Adlard

From Prog 481 in 1986.

Charlie Adlard is probably best known these days for his work on ‘The Walking Dead’.  He draws a lot of the current stuff but he has also done stuff for 2000Ad in the past and this is one of those pieces.

Its from ‘Them Masque of Dante’ story and is a signed piece that has the acetate lettering overlay as well as what I think is a note from the editor indicating where to put some of the lettering.

It shows you how the lettering can be added and is obviously different from the one I posted a few days ago here

 

where the lettering is cut out and pasted on.  Here you can just lift it off.