Charlie the duck

Charlie the duck

I’ve had this children’s book illustration project lying on my desktop for over a year so i’m excited to be getting stuck in finally.

I’m really enjoying using a real brush with real paint (I’m using Gouache) on a real surface for a change rather than¬†Adobe Photoshop as I have grown accustomed to. It is very satisfying to test this opaque paint on dark and coloured papers, I think it brings out the rich colours more effectively – it’s early in the process so I’m interested to see how it goes.

The 2 images are early character sketches and a sketch for the front cover.

I will post more soon…Duck sketch 03 Duckling sketches