Monday, October 15, 2007

"Leafy Bug" Sketch


I figured I'd try to do an in progress step by step thing. This will hopefully motivate me to get some work done on this in time to post before Illustration Friday puts up a new topic. The topic this week is Extremes. My boys were extremely excited to find this extremely interesting bug in our back yard. It's a "leafy bug" and is their favorite bug now thanks to its extremely clever camouflage. So here's the sketch and hopefully tomorrow we will have the next step.

16 OCT 07
"Leafy Bug" Value Study

I don't always do this step but for this one I did. I like to determine the values and see if my composition is working. I think it's headed in the right direction so tomorrow I will paint over with color- Hopefully we'll have a finished piece tomorrow.

6 comments:

giggles said...

Very sweet....such a nice age!

Peace Giggles

Angel said...

I like the composition. WHere can I find the value study? You didn't post it.

Jay said...

Sorry about that- Should be there now.

Digital Scott's illustrationblog said...

Fun to see the progression of this! Beautiful work.

Dee said...

I always like seeing progress shots of a piece. Looks like you're well on your way! Nice.

Brine Blank said...

Always enjoy the inside scoop as well...still waiting for the continuation!!! Continue to enjoy the work (IF:Open is sharp!)