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New Illustration Process

One of the many things I love about art, is that I am constantly exploring.  Even when you nail down a particular skill or principle in art, every application happens in a new way.  I have a great love of children's books and illustration.  One day, I hope to be able to illustrate in my own unique style - which is what this blog post is about.  I started working on developing my own illustration style that combined my love of traditional medium and digital software.  I've done a couple pieces like this, but I will focus on my two latest ones: a historical piece, and a fantasy one.

1st Step: Having an Idea Especially when working with clients, it is CRUCIAL to be able to roughly present them an idea, regardless of whether they are sticklers or not.  Not to mention that with art there are no numerical answers.  So, I have found that roughs serve 2 purposes:
a - Helps the customer have correct expectations. b - Helps me discern what the customer wants.
When these two are happening…