Contests and requests – keeping me on my toes by stretching my normal artistic fare.
My entry into the AVCon 2011 T-shirt design comp:
I’ve started taking character illustration requests for the Kingdom of Loathing again:
A sample picture (this is my Disco Bandit character ‘Silks’ from my old comic)
A painting for a player named ‘Brocrates’:
A painting for player ‘Ereinion’:
Character development and design:
EDIT: Very first draft added.
I wanted to make her a blonde bimbo but apparently being cliche is dull.
Missing one image here actually, I’ll edit it in later if I can find it.
A quickish sketch done on my very speccy new toy.
Drawing faces from low angles is tricky – in some ways the cartoon style amplifies the trickiness because direct photo reference isn’t as useful. Also I did kind of change gears halfway through so the face styles are different.
I really like her foot on the right… but I ruined it when I connected it to her leg. A few hits and misses throughout this picture – all part of a learning experience.