“Today, in our field, there is so much talent and recognition that we are reaching a saturation point. An artist should no longer strive only for breathtaking craftsmanship; he should, instead, try to help us live better, either by dressing the wounds that are constantly being opened by society, or by offering solutions to get us out of the mess we’re in…But it’s going to be difficult and we have a lot of work to do.” - Jean 'Moebius' Giraud

Friday, December 26, 2008

OUT OF TOWN_update

More work from Eric's portfolio, this time from our collaboration for Tori Amos' original graphic novel COMIC BOOK TATTOO.

Our contribution is entitled "Girl" based on Tori's song with the same title.

These pages were colored by the incomparable SASKIA GUTEKUNST, a phenomenal artist in her own right and who did us the grand favor of lending us her talents. We love you, Saskia.

Eric isn't going to be back until for a while. He's fine, by the way. Thanks to those of you who have written out of concern. He is as he puts it:
"There's too much noise in the office and in my head and I'm trying to get some thinking done."
Which, knowing him, will probably take all of 2009. Enjoy your New Year's, everyone. Be safe and try not to be too hung over.


Josh said...

Really wonderful work as always from Eric. I think the colors are great, but in some scenes the color is so dark it takes away from Eric's wonderful art, but lovely combination still.

mim said...

Really great works, I like the harmony also and the strong line strokes, keep it up, :)

Clopsybot said...

the second page is great man.

Chris Sims said...

Amazing pages! Saskia is an extremely talented individual and her colors take Eric's work to a new level. I need to find a colorist like her for my book.

Dylan McCrae said...

These pages are stunning and Saskia's colors are divine. Beautiful work!

arnie said...

i love the way you are moving in new directions with your work. c u soon.

peace out

RAWLS said...

So good, as uaual. Colours are great too! Happy new year to you to!

Fabian said...

Great team! Beyond amazing result! Great work!!!

PauZak said...

now, hearing something about the adorable Saskia Gutekunst was kind of surprise.. I've always wondered what is she into, that talented busy girl on DeviantArt, mha! cool.

super great update!

have a great New Year! ★

The Black Samurai said...

These pages are so amazing! I love the flow of the storytelling and the simple yet dynamic layouts.
Thank you!