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Author Topic: Evolution Of A Cover (Partick Goddard)  (Read 323 times)

Bad City Blue

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Evolution Of A Cover (Partick Goddard)
« on: 09 December, 2021, 01:27:08 PM »
We asked Paddy Goddard to do a cover for the next issue of Sentinel, coming early 2022. It's called Dark Matter and is an action packed story about a unique team of mercenaries.

He doesn't do colour, so we will be doing that digitally, but I though you might be interested in tghe oprocess.

First, we got to choose one of these.



Then he did an A4 sketch



Then the final cover on A3 card though the image itself is almost square due to the format



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Re: Evolution Of A Cover (Partick Goddard)
« Reply #1 on: 09 December, 2021, 02:06:52 PM »
Firstly wow! That is fantastic. Patrick Goddard is such an underated talent.

Secondly that is a great insight and thanks for sharing. I keep getting tempted by the 2000ad Covers Uncovered Annual that's being advertised, but haven't taken the plunge yet. Seeing things like this make me really question why that is.

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Re: Evolution Of A Cover (Partick Goddard)
« Reply #2 on: 09 December, 2021, 02:34:17 PM »
Here's the standard cover by interior artist Ian Beadle. Paddy was given completed pages to base the character likenesses on and did an amazing job. He is a superb artist, and a lovely guy as well.

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Re: Evolution Of A Cover (Partick Goddard)
« Reply #3 on: 12 December, 2021, 09:50:17 AM »
Lovely stuff. Ian's cover is great, too.
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Re: Evolution Of A Cover (Partick Goddard)
« Reply #4 on: 12 December, 2021, 12:42:08 PM »
Oooh that's nice.
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