Rafael Albuquerque Shows Us Sketching With The Back Of A Pen

Rafael Albuquerque, artist on Batgirl and American Vampire, sits down in the DC Comics Art Academy without a pencil. You'd think that would be a show stopper, but it turns out that the artist has done something like this in the past and started sketching a Batman piece by using the bottom or back of a pen. The idea being to indent a rough sketch and then use ink to draw it. Which is an interesting idea, but not very visual. Luckily someone comes up with a pencil and Alburquerque was able to get on with his drawing while giving his personal history of getting into comics.

I kind of want to see what he could've done without the pencil.

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Dan WicklineAbout Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.
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