Thursday, March 14, 2013

IF: Yesterday

Image copyright Joanne Roberts
I've been experimenting with marker sketches.  They always start out okay, but I'm never as happy with the finished product.  It's times like these I wish I had Photoshop.
For better or worse, here's my illustration for "Yesterday" at Illustration Friday.

4 comments:

  1. I think it looks terrific! What kind of markers did you use?

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  2. Yeah, what Heather said! And I'd like to hear more about the markers too! Nice work!

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  3. It's harder to get subtle gradations with markers, but they are bold and energetic. You use them very well here! The shading and shadows are great.The girl's expression is perfect.

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  4. Thank-you for all the positive response. I used Prismacolor cool gray markers: 20%, 50%, & 80%, plus an ultra fine black Sharpie on Bee Paper co.'s "Pen Sketcher's" paper. I was disappointed there was so much bleed-through, but otherwise like the materials.

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