Vintage 50's style

Part of the ‘look’ of Catastrophe Noir is intended to hark back to a seemingly more innocent 1950’s – the Americanisation of Cornwall will have exacerbated the combination of vintage, sea-side and nostaliga which is a plot element that also means I get to practice drawing 50’s pinup’s. I’ve started seriously exploring using an IPad for the artwork rather than Manga Studio, here’s some of the results so far:

Catherine black character test

Catherine black character test - it's all rock and roll and 50's motor's in the Americanised Penzance

I need to specifically mention and thank Vivien of Holloway as a source of the dresses and model shot’s these were based on!

Oh the horror - oh the glamour!

Oh the horror - oh the glamour!