So I was asked to do a tutorial on hatching. I use it alot in my comics and art as I LOVE the energy and gritty feeling cross hatching can portray in artwork. But there are guys and gals out there that do it way better than I can. So I'm going to do a tutorial on some of the basics, and then encourage you to look at the art of Wally Wood, Joe Kubert, Walter Simonson, and Marc Silvestri to see how the masters use it.
So lets get going
For those of you young artists who grew up in the digital age. Hatching is a technique that was developed back when printing processes were very limite