Archive for Pen & Ink

SMAUG Commission- Final Inks

This was a really fun commission to ink, having Smaug coming out of those rich dark shadows, and the great texture on the bony ridges on the bottom jaw and the scaled texture just built out those two clear eyes as the main focal points- unlike my Hydra with the lifeless clear blank eyes from earlier this year- this is a highly intelligent creature from The Hobbit and to viewer, that aspect should be told via those evil eyes!

enjoy!

Smaug Jason Lenox

“Weeping Angel” from Dr. Who Commission – Final Inks

Really loved how the background of the Darkened Tardis worked out to highlight the Angel’s face- and the muted pointilism gave that slight stone shade to the whole project-and that face- just gorgeous twisted love in those inks, I had to pull back to not over-do the inks, and hopefully, I got it just right!

Enjoy- the WEEPING ANGEL!!

Jason Lenox Weeping Angel

Elf Wizard and Owl Commission – Final Inks

So, my client from Pittsburgh asked to have this small commission inked- I was REALLY happy with how this little one off sketch turned out, especially that Owl.  Enjoy your Wizard and Familiar-!

Jason Lenox Wizard and Owl

 

“LIVING CORPSE” Commission – Final Inks

Just got the final scan back from Blair Smith of the “Living Corpse” Team, lots of Black just highlights that creepy face and wrinkled hand.  For a simple composition, I was really happy with the final results of this Baltimore Comic Con commission….Enjoy!

Jason Lenox The Living Corpse

PREDATOR Vs. ALIEN Commission – Final Inks

I was very  pleased with the fast pace I turned this commission from Baltimore Comic Con around, lots of energy, and I used large areas of black to get it done fast, and the effect of the chiaroscuro really served to highlight the figures in the artwork.  Gotta admit, Im still rooting for Alien!!

A nice bookend piece to my Colonial Marines Vs. Aliens from this winter.  Thanks to my Client Eric who paid me to make this awesome pinup for his collection!

Final Inks, and a photo of Eric with his Dad and I below!

Jason Lenox Alien Vs

 

Jason Lenox at Baltimore Comic Con 2014

 

LORDS OF THE COSMOS: Disciples of Umex Pinup – Final Inks

The Disciples of UMEX in their first completed inked pinup from LORDS OF THE COSMOS . Soak up the 80′s toy inspired crew of killers… UMEX THE LEADER- “Poisoner of Worlds”, an organic lifeform designed to kill merged with a constantly adapting mechanized chassis designed to take over living creatures in close quarters combat….his entire body is in constant conflict while is tentacles infect any he touches with a slow agonizing death from his internal poison reservoirs.. .he oversees his personal cult/army “THE DISCIPLES OF UMEX” with unwavering devotion to the his ultimate goal the destruction of planet AIDEN… MORDANTIX- “The Living Vat of Acid” mostly machine barely human, this infernal machine fuels his internal engines by taking and engulfing his victims inside the large acid filled cistern his twisted cybernetic body is merged to for eternity, he moves along on large mechanical spider legs considered heavy armor support to the Disciples of Umex… MISTRESS ZEMBA “Murderous Seductress” Dominatrix Soldier to the Disciples of Umex, she laughs at the screams of the dying, waiting to skin the survivors alive. Zemba will use her Flesh Whip to flay her victims to death after she seduces them for any and all information to increase her Leader UMEX’s foothold on the power struggle he faces against the LORDS OF THE COSMOS…. SHREDTOOTH Soldier to the Disciples of UMEX Defilier of the oceans of AIDEN Shredtooth is dangerous underwater, or on land. His teeth are razor sharp and equally as dangerous his claws, dont let his odd body put you at ease, he is frightfully fast in close quarters in any environment. His head appendage is a natural light to lure victims in dark places to their ultimate end…. WE ARE THE DISCIPLES OF UMEX

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Wizard World Philadelphia 2014 Commissions

Some fun commissions from last week in the City of Brotherly Love!

Special Note-Daleks are a PAIN to draw on the fly!  I used a dime and nickel on all the circles!!

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Lenox Dalek Commission

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LORDS OF THE COSMOS: “Lords of the Cosmos” Logo – Final Inks

The final inks on this logo, the black contrasting back ground to the light rings showcase the sword and planet.  The stippling gave a great texture to the planet Aiden, and the sword hilt really popped with those simple shapes.

I also made a few corrections on the ring dimensions as well from the pencil phase.

Now that the UMEX and LOTC logos are done, they really have that opposing visual style that I liked from Command and Conquer’s NOD and GDI insignias.  Similar, but diametrically different!

On to some character designs now from the story bible!

Jason Lenox Lords of the Cosmos Logo

LORDS OF THE COSMOS: “Disciples of Umex” Logo – Final Inks

Extreme contrasts from black to white really made this insignia stand out.  The plain flesh of the hand with the obsidian background are offset by the high contrast micro details in the circuit wrist and electrical eye.  I really think when this graphic is plugged into some characters costumes it will all come together as I am laying the graphic arts groundwork on the new “LORDS OF THE COSMOS” Project with the most basic of components- the logos for our villains, and next the heroes!

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Awesome Con 2014 Commissions

Four Commissions from Clients from AwesomeCon in Washington D.C. – Two in Ink, and Two in Pencil.  Always fun and a challenge doing artwork onsite with little to no reference, a time limit and tons of lively people!

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