Thursday, May 26, 2011

Monster Parade Finished Illustration!

I just finished the Monster Parade illustration. It started off as this pencil and ink sketch:

Monster Parade Sketch
Around dinnertime today I fired this blurry, wretched cell phone shot to my sister, Ryan, Preston, Amy, and Tim for general feedback (my friends endure a lot of 'hey, how does this look?' pic texts).

The initial wash, just the log, water, and grasses.
And now several hours later here is the completed illustration!

Monster Parade!
Detail of Claus waving his little banner.
Detail of the Grand Marshals
Detail of the monster caboose 
I don't always paint something and immediately wish it was real, however I would be pretty delighted to have these little guys march through my kitchen tomorrow morning.


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