I am illustrating Hansel and Gretel. One of my favorite fairytales from my childhood. Here are some Gretel character design development. I love designing outfits and think what are the things that the character is interested so it is also a process of not only deciding what the character looks like but who they are and what is their personality.
Anyone wants to go for a haunted house tour with me? hahaah when I told my tutor I would love to illustrate some haunted houses she said that is straigth up my valley. Oh they know me too well.
Watercolor on sketch book.
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Cunning fox in the sketch book. I am trying out new materials to draw with so this was drawn with with a twig that was dipped into indian ink. I don´t know if you can seen them but there is an angry crow in the back chasing the fox.
I am always studying watercolors and I doubt that I will never get tired of studying them. There are so many ways to work with watercolors and create patterns and textures. Here are some watercolor studies I´ve done to my countless sketchbooks.
Different types of washes
The orange text above is written with a white crayon, you can also use a candle stick to create similar effect. Watercolor rejects the wax.
These splashes are made by spreading watercolor with blowing a straw.
"There was always some hawk in him. The man, the hawk and the mage"
Sketches for Tales from the Earthsea books by Ursula K. Le Guin.
We don´t have hummingbirds in Finland but I do like to paint them. Watercolor on acid free watercolor paper.
Live Model drawings that I used as a reference for Pinocchio illustrations.
Completely drawn with ink and markers on sketchbook.
Artist and Illustrator. Mythology and Folklore enthusiastic. Keen traveler. Comes from Finland. Likes cats, tea, and such.
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