An illustration I did (my first finalized for 2019!) of a series of girls hanging out with their magical pets. In this case, a Jelly-Fish-Tailed Owl, and yes, that doesn’t exist, just in case you’re wondering 😉
For this piece, as for the others on this series, I did the rough drawing on Photoshop, and the final art on paper. I’m kinda doing the opposite of what I used to do, and sometimes still do for other kinds of drawings, which was to start sketching on paper, and do the final image digitally.
Scroll down to see the final digital sketch, which I printed and used to trace on watercolor paper, to finally ink and paint it.
The final illustration was done with ink on paper, and the list of materials is as follows:
Strathmore Cold Press Watercolor Paper 140 lb.
Dr. Ph. Martin’s Black Star Matte Ink
Winsor & Newton Cotman watercolor in Payne’s Gray and Lamp Black
Illustration in ink (at first intended to be published during #inktober, oh well!) of a native Brazilian girl holding a dandelion. I need to do more inking, it’s actually quite fun!
Done with a Kuretake calligraphy brush (I highly recommend it, once you get the hang of it, you can get amazing line variation with it!) and Dr. Ph. Martin’s Black Star India Ink, on Arches Watercolor cold press paper.
Ilustração em nanquim (a princípio a intenção era publicá-la durante o #inktober, fazer o quê!) de uma garota indígena brasileira segurando um dente-de-leão. Eu tenho que fazer mais desenhos em nanquim, o processo é muito interessante!
Feita com pincel de caligrafia Kuretake (recomendo muito; uma vez que você pega prática com ele, dá pra conseguir uma variação de traço incrível!) e nanquim Dr. Ph. Martin’s Black Star, sobre papel Arches Watercolor cold press.