Friday, 31 March 2017

How to THINK when you draw RUNNING FIGURES tutorial taster

Here's a sample from this week's exclusive tutorial for The Phoenix, in which I explore how to draw RUNNING FIGURES. All artwork for these tutorials is drawn with KURETAKE PENS.

PLUS!!! GO HERE to get 4 weeks of tutorials, plus 140 pages of incredible COMIC for £1!!

And after that, there's TONS more tutorials RIGHT HERE!

Lorenzo!

Thursday, 30 March 2017

LORENZO vs CAPTAIN AMERICA!

Another one from the art vaults today, while I'm finishing off preparations for The Art of Stranski KICKSTARTER, which is coming VERY soooon!

Lorenzo!

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Heist poster from the vaults

Digging back into the art vaults today to bring you this one from about 7 years ago. And if you want some tips on drawing buildings, why not try THIS TUTORIAL?

Lorenzo!

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Most awesome commission of my career TEASE!

So, I'm currently working on the coolest commission I've EVER had, and it's for The Phoenix comic. I cannot WAIT to show you what it is, but for now, here's a little TEASE...

Lorenzo!

Monday, 27 March 2017

THE WORKSHOP!

Let's start the week with a little more artwork from Von Doogan and the Atomic Automobile, currently running in The Phoenix!

Lorenzo!

Friday, 24 March 2017

How to THINK when you draw in 3D tutorial taster

Here's a sample from this week's exclusive tutorial for The Phoenix, in which I explain how to think in 3D and give more depth to everything you draw.

PLUS!!! GO HERE to get 4 weeks of tutorials, plus 140 pages of incredible COMIC for £1!!

And after that, there's TONS more tutorials RIGHT HERE!

Lorenzo!

Thursday, 23 March 2017

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT! FREE live show plus hangout at the WATERSHED BRISTOL 14th APRIL!

VERY excited to announce that on FRIDAY 14th APRIL we're going to be doing a FREE 1-hour LIVE SHOW at the awesome WATERSHED right here in dear old BRISTOL!

The event will run from 10:00am, and be followed by an hour of informal comic-making, in which we Etherington Brothers will hang out with all the young comic makers in attendance, giving tips and generally talking nonsense. And if you want to bring along your favourite copies of our books or The Phoenix to get signed, we'll do that too :)

For more details on the event, GO HERE!

Lorenzo!

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

How to THINK when you draw WOODEN BUILDINGS

This week's tutorial request came via email from Angela Yoko over on Deviant Art, who asked for some tips on how to draw BUILDINGS. This is a MASSIVE topic, so I'm breaking it down into all sorts of sub-categories, beginning today with how to draw WOODEN BUILDINGS, SHACKS and CABINS. This tutorial was drawn with KURETAKE PENS.

If you want MORE, click these links for tutorials covering how to draw...
SQUIRRELS      FEET AND SHOES       SMOKE EFFECTS       PLANES       HORSE HEADS       ROCK FORMATIONS     
 ANGRY EXPRESSIONS       VEHICLES        WATER        FABRIC

There are NEW TUTORIALS COMING EVERY WEEK, and if YOU have a REQUEST for a tutorial subject, just let us know over on INSTAGRAM HERE or on TWITTER HERE.

PLUS!!! GO HERE to get 4 weeks of tutorials, plus 140 pages of incredible COMIC for £1!!

Lorenzo!

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

NEW EVENT ANOUNCEMENT! Lakes Comic Art Festival 14th-15th October!

VERY pleased to say we'll be guests at one of our FAVOURITE comic shows in the WORLD this October - The LAKES International Comic Art Festival! More news on what we'll be bringing/doing when we're there coming very soon!

Lorenzo!


Monday, 20 March 2017

New Von Doogan HOT ROD plus FULL SET!

Here's another rat rod racer from Von Doogan's Atomic Automobile adventure, currently running in The Phoenix.

And scroll down for the full set :)

Lorenzo!

Friday, 17 March 2017

How to draw BIRD HEADS tutorial taster

Scroll down for a little taster of my new How to Think when you Draw BIRD HEADS tutorial, which you can get exclusively HERE!  The artwork for this tutorial was drawn with THESE PENS.
And there's TONS more tutorials RIGHT HERE!

Lorenzo!

New SECOND SERIES of tutorials in THE PHOENIX COMIC each week!

Following my TEASE on Monday, I'm very excited to reveal that, starting today, there will be a SECOND How to Think when you Draw tutorial coming from me each week, exclusively in The Phoenix comic! This new series will feature TONS of new tutorials, and a few of the most popular ones from the web thrown in for good measure :)

You can subscribe to The Phoenix, the world's best weekly comic, RIGHT HERE!

And stick around, because I'll be back in here LATER TODAY with an exclusive taster of the first of the Phoenix tutorials!

Lorenzo!

P.s. Here's this week's launch cover - so goooood to see this side of my art pasted all over the cover of the Phoenix!

Thursday, 16 March 2017

How to THINK when you draw SQUIRRELS

This week's tutorial request came via email from Paraskevoula Sarkozy, who asked for some tips on how to draw SQUIRRELS. All artwork for these tutorials is drawn with KURETAKE PENS.
If you want MORE, click these links for tutorials covering how to draw... 
FEET AND SHOES       SMOKE EFFECTS      PLANES       
HORSE HEADS       ROCK FORMATIONS      ANGRY EXPRESSIONS
VEHICLES        WATER        FABRIC

And if YOU have a REQUEST for a tutorial subject, just let us know over on INSTAGRAM HERE or on TWITTER HERE.

Lorenzo!

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Awesome reviews of Monkey Nuts and Long Gone Don by PIPEDREAM COMICS!

Huge thanks to the top folks over at PIPEDREAM COMICS, who reviewed both Monkey Nuts Book 1 (BOOK TWO coming out later this year!) and Long Gone Don and the Terror Cotta Army.

You can read the Don review HERE and the Monkey Nuts one (halfway down the article) HERE!

And if that has your interest piqued, why not enjoy the HUGE FREE preview chapters from both books right HERE?!

Lorenzo!

Monday, 13 March 2017

Announcing a SECOND BRAND NEW ADDITIONAL SERIES of TUTORIALS!

That's right folks, following the unbelievable response we've had to these tutorials, I've licensed a BRAND NEW SECOND SERIES of tutorials to a mystery publication (may not be a mystery to some of you!).

This means that in addition to the FREE TUTORIALS I'll be dropping here on the blog each week, there'll ALSO be a DIFFERENT, 2ND tutorial every week for you, should you wish to subscribe. Full details coming on FRIDAY!

Here's a little peek at a section of one of the 2nd series' tutorials, which looks at how to THINK when you draw RUNNING FIGURES...

And if you want ALL MY OTHER TUTORIALS so far for FREE, just go HERE and HERE!

Lorenzo!

Friday, 10 March 2017

MASSIVE preview of Freaky and Fearless BOOK 3!

YEEEEEES! You can now read a whopping 36 pages of Freaky and Fearless Book 3: Bazookas For Beginners RIGHT HERE!

And you can read chapters from both the other Freaky and Fearless books, AND chapters from ALL our other comic and art books, all for FREE,  RIGHT HERE!

Lorenzo!

Thursday, 9 March 2017

New Event Announcement: Swansea Comic and Gaming Convention!

We've very excited to say we're going to be rocking up at a cool little show, the Swansea Comic and Gaming convention on Saturday 27th May!

We were so impressed by the enthusiasm and energy of the organisers of this brand new event (only in it's second year) when we met them earlier this year, that we instantly signed up as guests. More details, including what we'll be bringing, to follow sooooon!

Lorenzo!

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

The Art of Stranski 24

There's a new Stranski poster up, see it at full size, animated HERE and see all the other 23 posters, all IN MOTION right HERE!

Oh, and did I mention that...

The Art of Stranski full colour hardback BOOK is coming to kickstarter this April!

 Lorenzo!

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

February 2017 Tutorial Roundup!

It's been another amazing month of incredible responses to the tutorials, so a HUGE thank you to everyone who is going out of their way to help spread these across the internet. Your kind words, enthusiasm and support are so appreciated. All artwork for these tutorials is drawn with KURETAKE PENS.

My goal is to help everyone learn to draw everything, and I'm only just getting started, so stay with me, there's HUNDREDS more to come!

Here's links to ALL of February's tutorials:

How to Draw HORSE HEADS
How to Draw PLANES
How to Draw SMOKE EFFECTS 
How to Draw FEET & SHOES

And CLICK HERE for ALL the tutorials from JANUARY too :)



Friday, 3 March 2017

Thursday, 2 March 2017

Must see! INCREDIBLE handmade VON DOOGAN COSTUME with GRAVITY DEFYING QUIFF!

Set your eyeballs to awesome. We were sent pics of young Dooganeer Jack Wood and his incredible home made Von Doogan costume! Check out that flippin' QUIFF! Mind blowing. Jack, the Doog salutes you!!

Literally nothing cooler in the world than people dressing as your characters :)

Lorenzo!
P.S. And if you want more Von Doogan costume madness, check this out!

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

How to THINK when you draw FEET and SHOES

This week's tutorial request came via Twitter (and Instagram :)) from top man and Nottingham Comic Con organisor Kev Brett, who asked for some tips on how to draw FEET and SHOES.
All artwork for these tutorials is drawn with KURETAKE PENS.
If you want MORE, click these links for tutorials covering how to draw... 
SMOKE EFFECTS      PLANES      HORSE HEADS       
ROCK FORMATIONS      ANGRY EXPRESSIONS
VEHICLES      WATER      FABRIC

And if YOU have a REQUEST for a tutorial subject, just let us know over on INSTAGRAM HERE or on TWITTER HERE.

Lorenzo!