the cool thing about coming from a design background is that you’re never too attached to your work to the point that you can’t admit to yourself when it isn’t working. this is about creating the best possible end result. there is no space for sentimentality. the only thing you’re loyal to is the concept… anyway, i started the birds over..
im at the point in the process where im not really sure what im doing or if this will turn out well, but all i can do is just continue and then only take a step back and get a good look at it…
treading very lightly..
first stage of inking. laying down my basic lines, but ill come back to it again towards the end to put in some fine detail
blocking in my basic colours. i say that with certainty, but truth is there’s nothing certain about it. ill probably be chopping and changing the colour scheme till the very last moment. just my process i guess..
sketchbook friday afternoon lettering. might add the ‘?’ and ‘y’ in later, but probably won’t
meh. coffee break…
im convinced that a good ‘background’ to a piece is kinda like a good instrumental to a song. if you give it the attention it deserves it just elevates everything to a new level.
here’s the layout sketch to the piece im working on at the moment…