The above pages were submitted as final work for character designs. We were asked to read The Book Thief as a Visual Development exercise to reference throughout the entire semester.
I struggled miserably with perspective in the above pieces as well as color. Over the summer of 2014, I intend to study, study, STUDY so that I may dive back into designing environments that feel lived in so that the viewer themselves may experience the rich history of who and what passed through.
Today I decided to break out my Weatherly guide to drawing animals. I went on a walk with my fur babies this morning and was inspired to draw them, however, I found myself getting frustrated by observation because I did not know what was underneath. Hence! Weatherly!
I did a personality study of my precious girl Olive. It wasn't too difficult to capture this little spark plug's attitude. She is a floppy puppy, tongue, ear and all. Also, she's not really a puppy. I'm just one of those who call even 15 year old dogs, puppies...
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