Quickie for this week’s Illustration Friday. Done in the new version of MyPaint.
Bouguereau’s Pieta – Man, that guy could paint. Sketched in MyPaint Sketches beneath from life on iPad with Procreate.
Just throwing together concept art wouldn’t have been as fun. This one’s almost entirely MyPaint.
I remember promising myself before I started this picture that I wasn’t going to do anything with a background.
MyPaint, GIMP, and a wee bit of Photoshop.
One of my favorite drawing books is Marker Magic, a book about using markers for architectural rendering. But the drawing advice in it is amazing. The authors advise seeing how many layers of elements you can put into a picture to give a feeling of depth. I was thinking of that when I drew this [...]
PostSecret came to mind for this week’s topic. I’m doing some experiments with spacing and layering visual elements.
He did not anticipate winning. And yet when he went to sleep on the night before the race, he envisioned crossing the finish line to a screaming fanfare. The riot of noise and celebration in his mind rivaled that which met the unveiling of great works of art, of celebrities, of new gaming consoles on [...]
“Faded,” this week’s Illustration Friday topic, gave me some instant ideas. I love the fadeaway girl motif and wanted to bring that into a wildlife illustration. Pandas fit it well both in terms of meaning and in a visual sense with their distinct pattern.