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Catwoman 79 by AdamHughes Catwoman 79 by AdamHughes
OK, let's call this Rough Sunday. I'm going to post a few peices that are not as polished as my regular work; they fall somewhere in between finished work and con sketches.

Catwoman 79. This is about as rough as it gets. Because of scheduling problems (meaning: I was behind on everything), I didn't have time to do this cover. So, I colored my prelim and handed it in. Thinking it intentional, everyone at DC liked my 'rougher approach'. Yikes.

This prelim was done on animation paper with Pitt pens, and then scanned and colored in Photoshop (where all the lettering was slapped together).

I really wanted to go all-out on this one, but wasn't able to. Looking at it now, it does have a nice rough quality that my admittedly anal work us missing. Maybe someday I'll grow some balls and do more work like this.

I loved the concept they let me go for on this. Selina returns to Gotham from a long adventure abroad (i.e. outer space) and is overjoyed to be home, in a "THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT!" musical number kind of way. But since she's back in Gotham City, the worst city in the world, it's chock full of your daily FDA dose of irony.
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Rob-Satanta-K Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Great work! 'Nuff said
NVokes Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013
"Rougher approach"'re a funny lad,Hughes - those clowns at DC were right-this is beautiful...;o)
moshrocker Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
This is honestly an exact description of how I feel when I go to my home town. It's grimy, crime-y, and full of debauchery, but every time I go back I just wanna scream, "I'm home!"
D-Is-For-Dada Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013  Student
I can pretty much hear Sinatra's "New York, New York" playing in the background. I love it.
Neters-shrine Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012
Well this is amazing!Thank you for sharing this great masterpieces with others!Cheers!
MRBStudio Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012
Me encanta.
Mad-Maven Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2011
it screams at you I love it!
takara13 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Holy crap, this is EPIC. :thumbsup:
tagiru Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2011
I feel energy!
LaShankee Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2011
Captures her very well, I love this picture!
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