J Scott Campbell draws Spider-Man and Mary Jane at home

Pipeline #1010: The Ink Lines of J. Scott Campbell

This week’s column is mostly a review of a new art book from J. Scott Campbell, “Lineology.”  It’s beautiful.  And as I start warming up for #Inktober again, it’s also inspiring.

Here’s a bonus for you:

Watch J. Scott Campbell draw, and wonder how he does it with his thumb tucked in like that. And should I give that a try, too? I bet it alleviates a lot of strain on his thumb when he forces himself to draw more with his arm like that….


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  • Unboxing "Marvel Covers: The Modern Era Artist's Edition" - Pipeline Comics April 21, 2017 at 10:45 am

    […] J. Scott Campbell has a lot of pages in the book, all of which are strong.  When I talked to Campbell at NYCC last year, he mentioned that Artist’s Edition editor Scott Dunbier had told him a while back to scan all his material at high DPI in full color.  What we see in this book is proof of that, but has also led to books like Campbell’s “Lineology.” […]


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