Shop Mobile More Submit  Join Login
About Deviant Premium Member Shawn McGuanMale/United States Recent Activity
Deviant for 6 Years
5 Month Premium Membership
Statistics 99 Deviations 4,017 Comments 47,024 Pageviews

Newest Deviations

Favourites

Watchers

Hey there Deviants - I just wanted to give a heads up for anyone who watches my page that might be interested, we are giving away a piece of original art I did from the latest issue of Monkeybrain's "BOO! Halloween Stories." All the details (and a look at the art) are at this link on my Tumblr page. This is an extension of the original contest, where we printed the wrong email address like a buncha boneheads. So as a mea culpa, I threw in a bonus sketch for the contest winner. Check it out and thanks for watching!

deviantID

mcguan
Shawn McGuan
United States
Editorial illustration, comic book art, graphic design, the back of a photocopied piece of paper, a bar napkin, whatever... I'm pretty much always drawing. And if I'm not, I'm thinking about what I should draw later.

Professionally I have a few editorial illustrations under my belt, and I have penciled (and on occasion inked) several comic books for companies like Moonstone Books, Markosia and Monkeybrain Comics. Including:

MOONSTONE
Lai Wan #1 - pencils
Airboy and the Air Fighters #1 & 2 - pencils and inks on the Airboy chapters

MARKOSIA
Smoke & Mirror (vol.1 no. 5) - pencils
Project Eon (issues 2 &3) - pencils

MONKEYBRAIN
BOO! (Issue 2) "The Night The Dead Rocked Texas" - Pencils, Inks, Colors

Current Residence: Illinois
Operating System: Mac
Interests

Activity


Supergirl by mcguan
Supergirl
Man alive, it's been cold enough to send a Kryptonian running for hot chocolate.

I drew a version of this last year during our oppressive Midwest winter, but my hands must have been too frozen because I didn't like that version much. Came across it during this current cold snap and thought I'd give it a re-do.

PITT Pens on EON Comic Art Board, Adobe Photoshop CS5.1.
Loading...
American Flagg! by mcguan
American Flagg!
Happy 2015! I'm readying for a move in the next month or so, so I've been going through some things lately, including a lot of my comics from the '80s, a.k.a. the peak Howard Chaykin era. Man alive, his American Flagg! books with First Comics and his Shadow mini-series at DC were (and still are!) something to study repeatedly, art and design-wise.

I'll probably be doing more of these quick character studies while my studio is in various states of disarray and I juggle between commissions and unpacking.

Created with PITT pens on EON Comic Art Board, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop CS 5.1
Loading...
Hey there Deviants - I just wanted to give a heads up for anyone who watches my page that might be interested, we are giving away a piece of original art I did from the latest issue of Monkeybrain's "BOO! Halloween Stories." All the details (and a look at the art) are at this link on my Tumblr page. This is an extension of the original contest, where we printed the wrong email address like a buncha boneheads. So as a mea culpa, I threw in a bonus sketch for the contest winner. Check it out and thanks for watching!
Stray #2 Variant Cover by mcguan
Stray #2 Variant Cover
Hey, I can finally show off the variant cover I did for the second issue of STRAY, coming out from Action Lab Entertainment. Check out the ordering information over at writer Vito Delsante's site as well as a 6-page preview of Sean Izaakse's awesome artwork. His cover for the issue can be seen here on his dA page. This is a fun book, check it out!

Created PITT and Prismacolor Pens on EON Comic Board, and Adobe Photoshop CS5.1
Loading...
Mockingbird by mcguan
Mockingbird

I needed to flex some coloring muscles before I embark on a few commissions (and holidays) that will take me out of circulation for awhile, so here's a quick one of Marvel's Mockingbird for the Third Rail Design Lab Weekly challenge. I went back and forth on whether to make the S.H.I.EL.D. logo background red or blue, so I figured why not post one here and the other on my Tumblr page. Now if I could figure out how to make a poly-bagged-and-foil-variant digitally, I'd be just like the comic industry.

Created with PITT and Prismacolor pens, Adobe PS and Illustrator 5.5 and a reference shot for part of the pose from faestock.deviantart.com/

Loading...

Comments


Add a Comment:
 
:icondoodlelyle:
DoodleLyle Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013
thanks for the follow, Shawn.  Again, big compliment coming from you.
Reply
:iconmcguan:
mcguan Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013
Absolutely - looking forward to seeing new art from you (and hope to get back to some myself in the near future)!
Reply
:icondoodlelyle:
DoodleLyle Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013
Thanks for the fave! Big compliment from a man of your talents!
Reply
:icondoodlelyle:
DoodleLyle Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013
Shawn--wow. Way impressed with your work. Thanks for sharing it!
Reply
:iconmcguan:
mcguan Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013
Thanks a lot! You've got a great gallery too. Love that Batgirl piece (you have several great BG pieces, but I was talking about the "TV Batgirl" in particular. ;) )
Reply
:icondoodlelyle:
DoodleLyle Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013
McGuan, You going to be in San Diego this weekend? Would love to meet up if you are. Thanks for the kudos on my work too! jel
Reply
:iconmcguan:
mcguan Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013
No San Diego for me, unfortunately - I'm actually taking the year off from all conventions (I'm in the Chicago area). I hope to brave the SDCC sometime though. Hope it's a good con for you!
Reply
(1 Reply)
:iconneridanixie:
NeridaNixie Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013
Great gallery, congratulations! (:
Reply
:iconmcguan:
mcguan Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013
Thank you much!
Reply
:iconoffworldtrooper:
Offworldtrooper Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Superb work. Very nice comic style you have. Mucho impressed.
Reply
Add a Comment: