This is a sketch for an exhibit illo I’m working on, a portrait of a boy, will be a silhouette shape painted with gouache, ink line work added for features. Not sure if this is the face, may try other references. Was looking for more of a punk, tough look. And I still may decide [...]
Tag Archive 'child'
Another Illustrator doodle that developed into a character study. Yves is a delicate boy with a cauliflower ear and perpetual tears and nasal drips. Happy, sickly, sad; but mostly happy really, with a naive unsuspecting manner.
Bullies, fighters, ruffians, hooligans, delinquents, rogues, bruisers, thugs, scoundrels.
This is a personal piece created for licensing, a sleeping boy. Step 6: added final shading and textures. Step 5: introduced additional background texture. Step 4: replaced the sketch with final line work. Step 3: added a white texture for the shirt and fingernails. Step 2: blocked in figure and background color. Step 1: this [...]
The child figure took a different turn than I had planned and I’m not convinced it quite fits the faces but I’m calling it finished for now although I may go back and revise it a bit later on, other images to tackle though first.