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Portrait illustrations

My latest illustrations have improved from earlier work. This quick sketch came out like a simple logo. The line work is incomplete, and I had some problems with the source image. I found it difficult to see the small details, and as a result, details like the nose and line work for the ears are missing. There is a bit of shading, but the work is generally plain. This illustration is similar in its simplicity, but is more finished that the previous one. The source image was a woman with… Read more Portrait illustrations

Illustration update

  Greetings, My latest illustrations are more complex than my earlier work. I am using more colours and layers for each work as my knowledge of the Autodesk Sketchbook program increases. Here we see an illustrated work that I completed for Jay @Dangerous Decorations on Instagram. He requested that the illustration not “look like a selfie”, so I used a source image that he provided, where he stood in an authoritative pose. The original photo did not feature blue reflective lenses, but I like to draw sunglasses in this way.… Read more Illustration update

Ideas aplenty for illustration

Greetings! My latest illustration set features some ideas I came up with in between my mom duties and life. No matter what circumstances arise, I find that a constant trait I carry is a need to be creative! The outline of a gun was drawn in Autodesk sketchbook using layers and a designer pencil. I enjoy using nibs that produce a grainy line. When the outline of a figure is done with this grainy line, (I think) that it gives a more informal and practiced design like a chalkboard writing… Read more Ideas aplenty for illustration