I just deleted a whole pile of words. Let’s just look at the pictures:
1. Original drawing in pencil on copy paper:
2. Then I copy it onto a piece of bristol board using a lightbox:
3. There’s a billion steps between there and here, but essentially I lay in all my under-shading in grays before I start the color work.
4. I start the color work.
5. Then, finalization and my version of background:
Photography always masks the depth. But, I’m happy with her. All work copyrighted by me, the artist. Reproduction of said images and/or material is forbidden.
Moth January 14, 2014
Colored pencil and marker.