“I love this show!” – Part 2: Painting

This is the second half of a 2-part “How I made it” post. You can find the first half here. At the end of step 4, I had a flat color study with a main color (blue) and a complimentary pop color (yellow-orange). It looked like this: Step 5: Simple Shading...

“I love this show!” — Part 1: Sketches and Color Studies

I use the same process for most of my illustrations. They start with quick concept sketches in a sketchbook, followed by a composition sketch on vellum. Then I scan the composition sketch, make value roughs and color roughs in Photoshop, and finish the illustration...