THE EVOLUTION OF AN ILLUSTRATION #2:
Trip to the Zoo Illustration #19: Happy Parents – Highlight stage
Trip to the Zoo Illustration #19: Happy Parents – Shadow stage
Stage 3: Striped Shirt!
Stage 4: Momma got a Green shirt – and Mom and Dad are now both brunettes
Stage 5: Kid’s clothes and hair filled in
Stage 6: the rest of Mom and Dad’s clothes filled in, and check out those RED FACES. Ma and Pops are MAD.
Stage 6 Close up: Mom and Dad don’t play.
Stage 7: the background gets some color
Stage 8: Details details!
Stage 8 close ups: no monkey business
I thought I’d post pictures of all the basic stages of each illustration for my Trip to the Zoo children’s book. So here goes:
This image was drawn was a #2 graphite pencil, on a piece of coffee-stained bristol board.
Highlight and Shadow Stage:
The highlights are done in white gesso, the shadows done in burnt sienna watercolor.
Stay tuned for color!!!