Today, I little insight to my art process. Recently, I worked out new pieces in my sketchbook. Starting with small thumbnails, I end up with a decently composited sketch:
I scan these sketches in with my phone. Quick and easy. The sketch is only a loose guideline for the final piece so I don’t need a high quality scan. Once I place the sketch into my Photoshop document, I can further tweak the different elements till I get a pleasing layout.
Once I’m relatively happy with the
Above is a screenshot of the tree section. A lot of little detail here, so working in a separate, smaller file makes things a lot easier.
In the image above, I’ve pieced together the main character inks and that weird carriage. Some background characters are still in the pencil stages as I haven’t committed to the final layout or
I’ve got a long way to go before I finish the inks. Then onto colors. I’ll post that process down the road. The light at the end of the tunnel is that I will probably use this piece for both a convention banner and bookmarks.