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January 19, 2012
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Ria Vol 2 Preview by FabianMonk Ria Vol 2 Preview by FabianMonk
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ALTERNATIVELY, head over to the Blog, where an additional 5 preview pages are posted as well: [link]

So yeah, Ria Vol 2 is done. We finished shortly before the end of 2011, and it will make it's French debut at the comic festival of Angouleme, next weekend.
I realize the pages posted in this preview and on the blog are in english, but I'm afraid Ria is still not published in that language. As far as I know, that is still being worked on. So far it's published in France by Editions Paquet, the Netherlands by Silvester Strips and in Germany by Splitter.

In case any of you make it to Angouleme, be sure to drop by the Paquet booth. Sten (creator of the project) will be there, as will I. Although I won't be behind the booth as frequently. Last year we never got around to checking out ANYTHING other than the back of our booth, so I'll be making up for that this time around.

Storyboards and major development: Thorsten Kiecker (Sten) :iconkiecker:
Final character line art: Christian Retzlaff and Kaja Reiniki
Backgrounds and character colors: me.

Software used: Photoshop.
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qhici Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Amazing! ^^
FabianMonk Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Thank you!
mopjeflauwmopje Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh wow ! Just bought it and the artwork just blew me away!! It's so amazingly done!!
FabianMonk Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Thank you very much, I'm glad you like it!
CookiiMii Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh woaw :O
I just recently bought the first part and I love it, can't wait till the second part is released over here (the netherlands)
Can it be that the drawing-style kindof reminds me of w.i.t.c.h. ?
It looks a bit similiar..
But love it so far, will surely buy the next book when it's out ^_^
FabianMonk Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Hey, sorry for the super late reply.
Witch is drawn by Barbucci right? If so, then there's definitely an influence there. Thorsten (who drew Ria) and Barbucci are both from the Disney school of drawing (to an extent), so that makes sense.

Thanks for the kind words!
Surimy Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012
Backgrounds <3<3<3<3<3 And this light :O Speechless
FabianMonk Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Thanks, glad you like it!
-seed- Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Sieht echt stark aus! Wow! Die Hintergründe sind der Hammer!!
FabianMonk Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Hey, danke! Lang nix mehr von dir gesehen!
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