Monday, June 21, 2021

Glen Orbik's Drawings of Heads

Glen Orbik (1963-2015) is perhaps best known for his "noir" style book cover art.  Besides having a good sense of staging, he handled lighting very well.  Perhaps the most important factor in his success was his skill at depicting people.

Along that line, I posted here about figure drawings he made.  In today's post are some Orbik drawings featuring heads.




Now for examples of finished art heads: first, "The Flash" comic book hero.

Detail of "Joyland" book cover.

1 comment:

emjayay said...

I was wondering why he died so young. Cancer, it turns out. Here's a tribute from a friend: