Here we go again. Following up on my last post, playing with black & white, I'm experimenting with style! Nothing major. I'm starting with gouache, then adding a soft pencil layer on top in photoshop. I was playing around with all the different ways to 'add' a pencil layer and it brought me right back to my days as a compositor for animation. It's way more fun to play with effects on my own work. I've been painting for so long, I nearly forgot all my digital roots!
Here's a super close-up. I'm pretty excited about how this is coming together, especially for this picture book dummy project. It needs a more playful feel, and I think this might just be the look I was going for!