Volume 3 Page 159
Posted October 30, 2017 at 12:01 am

Panel 1: Man, I had a LOT of trouble with the curve of that g-d park bench. I chose this particular type because I thought it would look more interesting than a more angular bench, but I inconveniently forgot that curves can prove very, very tricky when drawn in perspective. IIRC, this bench might be referenced not from a photo, but from a 3D model used in the Ken Akamatsu’s manga Negima!; sadly, I did not have access to such a CG model, which might’ve been extremely helpful.

As mentioned earlier, those shuriken in the extreme foreground should arguably be depicted as spinning—but here, I like the “freeze-frame” look of the projectiles, which seem to zoom past the camera akin to the Star Destroyer racing overhead in the opening scene of Star Wars: A New Hope

Panel 5: Ouch!

-Adam Warren

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