Tag: comic book inking

Joe Sinnott (1926 – 2020)

So news came down that comic book inker Joe Sinnott passed away the morning of June 25th, 2020. Sinnott was best for his work with Marvel comics. The legendary artist drew for iconic titles such as Fantastic Four, Captain America, and The Avengers. The comic book industry, such as the Inkwell Awards has been paying…

Inkwell Awards 2018

Friday, June 15, 2018 was the 11 annual Inkwell Awards, taking place at Heroes Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. For those who don’t know much about comic book inking, here’s a good blog post to explain. This year, not only was it the 10th anniversary, but also the debut of the “Above & Beyond” Award. Above…

Inkwell Awards – Your Vote Is Needed

We interrupt this blog for an important announcement. Starting from April 15 to April 30th, 2013 you can vote in the Inkwell Awards. http://www.inkwellawards.com/ The Inkwell Awards is a non-profit organization dedicated to the education and promotion of the art of inking. Inking is a much over-looked but crucial element to the comic book process.…

Inkwell Awards

There’s nothing wrong with modern technology. Yet even conveniences at our fingertips, sometimes the old fashioned methods are the best. Take for example with music and art. Particularly with comic book inking. Inking is one of the key elements that makes the artwork pop out. It helps establish atmosphere through lighting and textures. It’s also…