Thursday, December 4, 2008
This illustration is actually a re-do. It comes from a children's book I wrote and illustrated (along with a friend of mine, designer Nick Hopkins) several years ago. My goal is to eventually compile around 12 illustrations from various book ideas (along with character development sketches) to create a booklet I can shop to different publishers. As for the illustration itself, I love the way it turned out. I may have mentioned this before, but the quality difference between an illustration done under time constraints as opposed to one without is quite astounding. My control is getting better. I'm planning on focusing more on lighting, depth, and textures in upcoming illustrations. I think this one is a good start.