DC Universe Villians: The Joker/Bane
This was for the DC Universe Villians tracker. I just couldn't decide when picking a villian since there are so many great ones to pick from so i decided to do two. The Joker is so iconic and once i saw this cool line drawing of him, i had to take it on. But the Bane character in the comics was also so intriguing so i thoght i would throw in another card for the swap. I thought this was a simple quick carve to crank out. I decided with The Joker at the last minute to add a splash of red color around his mouth. This was done with a simple watercolor wash.
The Bane card was inked with a Cobalt Blue and then i added some flesh color with colored pencils to give it some depth. The back of the Joker card i used a real playing card image for the background. I rounded the corners to make the overall card appear to be an actual playing card. On the back of Bane's card, i gave some historical bio of his character and where his first appearance in comics was.