College daze

Thread painting of college-age Matt and Foggy

I’ve always liked this scene of John Romita, Jr’s art of Matt keeping Foggy from walking out into traffic.  From Frank Miller’s Man Without Fear.

Thread painting by me.  I took the liberty of changing the color of Matt’s hair somewhat as I always thought it was too blonde in that series, and changed Foggy’s hat and scarf from a really sickly looking pink to a more manly looking batch of colors that it looks like his mom might have knitted that stuff from.  Actually, it was a new variegated spool of thread I had, and wanted to try it out.  Matt’s hair is also done from a variegated thread.  It’s a trick to get it to sew out where you want it to make the shading come out right.


2 Responses to “College daze”

  1. 1 frank
    April 22, 2010 at 9:17 am

    awesome, whats the scale on the thread painting. I can’t tell if its 3″x5″ or 11″x14″.

  2. April 23, 2010 at 10:23 pm

    The actual size of this particular panel is about 6 inches square.

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