Sunday, July 5, 2009

The Soccer Mom

This is a character concept sketch I did for my comic book Idea; she is a warrior who, along with the rest of the resistance is fighting for freedom against the tyranny of the global Oligarchy. As a mother she has pledged total devotion to the cause of revolution and trying to make a brighter future for her kids.

It was a pencil sketch that I scanned in and colored in Photoshop using a combination of the pencil then brush tool.


  1. you crack me up! This looks good and her purse is hilarious! The only thing I see is her breasts are a little low or saggy. If this is what you were going for then you did a great job but it kinda looks like she forgot to wear a bra lol. Always love your characters! and can't wait to see this graphic novel!!!

  2. The saturation changes you made on it work really well. I think that I would find ways to put more into her costume that says soccer mom. Maybe she could be wearing an old pair of shredded soccer shoes, shin guards, armor made from bits of folding lawn chair and drink cooler? Would she still have sunglasses hat and sunblock. If you are going for more mom in general she could have padding made from old diapers (unused of course).

  3. Very funny concept for this character Jeff! I am indeed looking forward to this comic you are creating. :)
    Also, I found this nice fellow on DA and thought you might like to have a look. His name is Chris Walton and he works with robots and monsters (a duo that can never go wrong.. :D)

    I hope you can learn something!

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  5. When I first glanced at the picture, I thought she was pregnant. Which for some reason struck me as extremely hilarious, if just for the sheer absurdity of it. Pregnant or not pregnant though, the drawing looks very nice. I love the soccer jacket. Can't wait to see what else you cook up.

  6. She looks lean and mean to me, them's just hips, don't forget to include them. A lot of newer comic and character styles don't give women real curves, manga is bad that way.