Hooray for snow days! This illustration let me flex some of my best skills: conveying frenetic energy, using traditional materials, and telling a story from background to foreground. This is bristol paper with brush markers and colored pencils, and the fantastic folks at Upstart Crow Literary featured it in a winter promotion.
New Stuff in the Color Illustration Portfoliosketchbook
If you click on PORTFOLIO and then COLOR ILLUSTRATION, you’ll find some new work! These are all mixed media pieces. There’s a little bit of correction going on in Photoshop, but most of what you see is true to the original illustration on paper.
The Great Heron.
Watercolor, colored pencil, and brushmarker with pigment-based ink on watercolor paper.
Watercolor, colored pencil. brushmarker with pigment-based ink on watercolor paper.
Zeb and Bel
Watercolor, colored pencil, alcohol marker, brushmarker with pigment-based ink on watercolor paper.