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Disguise
Posted By Scott Hallett at 9/26/2011 3:04 PM

I'm not always sure where I get my influences from. It's a questions a lot of artists are asked, and it baffles me a bit. Mainly because I can't honestly see how it matters. I do believe a lot of my ideas about anatomy, setting up a scene or scenery come more from animation than they ever would from comics. Mainstream, superhero type comics have nothing to offer me. I'm certainly not suggesting that they're bad or poorly done; the artists are in a class of their own. It's just that none of it appeals to me. I'm always drawn to more animated artwork, things like the Flight anthologies, or more European style art. I'm digressing though.

In creating this piece, I consciously tried to suss out where I get certain ideas about how things are done, and try to do them a little different. In the construction of the characters, in the colours chosen, the shapes used, whatever it may be. I'm just trying to stay on my toes, put a conscious foot forward in bettering my art, and continue to move forward. Hope you enjoy!

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Posted By Blogger steve, at 4:02 PM 
Not that you would care, but your graphic approach, clear, simple silhouettes and uniform line have always reminded me of Mignola without all the heavy blackspotting.

And yet, it has a Hallett-ness that's all its own. For what it's worth, it's one of the things I love about your work.



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