Coloring General Ursus

 

I wanted to share with y’all my coloring process. I recently drew and colored General Ursus. Here’s the original black and white line drawing:

ape line drawing

What I should have done at this point is create a blank layer to sandwich between this and a duplicate layer, then multiplied the top layer (if you have questions about this process, feel free to ask in the comments section). But I was doing this for fun, so I colored directly on the line drawing! I know, I should be tried for war crimes, but I just wanted to get to the coloring!

I will color something else in the future and show my step by step process.

planet of the apes

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Ape Soap

As long time readers of the blog may recall, Charlton Heston inspired Planet of the Apes Soap when he decried ape hygiene in his famous statement, “Take your stinking paws off me, you damn, dirty ape.” Since then, I’ve considered that Planet of the Apes never addressed the issue of soap or hygiene, exlcuding the scene in Beneath the Planet of the Apes in which Dr. Zaius is in a sauna or spa of some sort.

This lovely Apesoap design is available in my society6 store.

ape soap

Planet of the Apes Soap

Charlton Heston inspired Planet of the Apes Soap when he decried ape hygiene in his famous statement, “Take your stinking paws off me, you damn, dirty ape.” Since then, I’ve considered that Planet of the Apes never addressed the issue of soap or hygiene, exlcuding the scene in Beneath the Planet of the Apes in which Dr. Zaius is in a sauna or spa of some sort. For me, trivial details like ape hygiene are jumping off points for exploring comic avenues