It started out as a quick pen sketch, but it grew on me, so I decided to color it up and post it. I chose to give him his present-day colors because frankly, it never made sense to me that a character who was yellow-themed would have virtually no yellow on his uniform whatsoever. The face is cut off because I wanted to show the duality of a former hero turned villain–the missing half of his face represents Sinestro’s sense of morality, forever obfuscated by… OKAY, IT’S ALL A LIE. I drew him too close to the edge of the paper. Listen, if I had realized it was going to turn out halfway decent I would have started on a new sheet of paper. Sometimes these things take you by surprise!
When I draw superheroes, I tend to draw them the way they looked 20 years ago because I am, apparently, a fossil. However today, I’m taking a brief moment to step out of my horribly obsolete mindframe, and present to you the classic Green Lantern villain, Sinestro, in his modern uniform (even though you can only see the collar):