|Never stop learning!|
Artist and writer specializing in original characters, comic art, storytelling, pinups and digital coloring.|
I've written novels and self-published a comic. Among other places, you can find my creative works on my Amazon Author Page.
Commissions: Yes (pinup and digital coloring)
Art Trades: No
I appreciate every comment, every favorite, every watch and every visit! Thanks!
Tools of choice:
Traditional- Mechanical pencils (HB, 2H leads), cardstock paper, Copic markers, Micron pens, brush pen, Copic Multiliner
Digital- Microsoft Surface Pro, Manga Studio 5EX, Photoshop CS4, Sketchbook Pro, Flash CS4
average pay rates for comic book artists:"Generally, the good graphic novels fetch $100 - $300 per page, although professionals who have been in the industry for a long time can command as much as three times that amount. In fact, one elite illustrator commanded as much as $1,000 a page (on a 22-page comic book)! Most of the popular titles that artists, like David Cassaday, work on are monthly issues, which end up providing him with a six-figure salary. The back-end royalties on merchandise, trade paperbacks and movie royalties are also generous."johnchalos
"In 2008, Sean Jordan, founder of Army Ant Publishing, claimed established freelance comic book artists were paid anywhere from $220 to $4,400 per book project, which breaks down to $10 to $200 per page. Pencil and inker artists can ask for $75 to $200 a page. Colorists often fall in the range of $35 to $125, and writers and letterers make $10 to $50 a page. A lucky few dozen famous artists working for to