Apparently we folks here in Indiana are experiencing the coldest Arctic outbreak in a generation. Windchills down to 60 below. At least its supposed to warm up tomorrow.
I can’t exactly remember what the assignment was that had me create this little guy. It was probably just your typical Wizard Of Oz Munchkin Rodent holding a lollypop kind of job… the kind of work that always seems to end up on my drawing board. 🙂
How do I spend a typical Sunday afternoon in the fall? I take a picture of my Sunday Morning Sermon Notes with the camera on my Wacom MobileStudio Pro 16, pull that picture into Photoshop CC, plop down in a recliner with the tablet on my lap, lean back, get my feet up, turn on a football game and then I contemplate, ponder and meditate on my sermon notes… mainly during the commercials.
Here’s a “work in progress” of a tiny bit of a much larger illustration I’m working on. I start with a pencil illustration, add flat color to it and then render the image. I like to leave as much pencil work in the finished illustration as possible so that the “fingerprints of the artist” are still visible. 🙂
I’m not sure what’s digging holes in our backyard, but I’m pretty sure it probably looks something like this.
I’m working on some game concepts for fantasy football.
According to European legend, in the middle ages the crops were being destroyed by aphids so the farmers prayed to the Virgin Mary to send help. The next thing you know, little red bugs with black spots show up, eat the aphids and save the crops. The farmers called them “Our Lady’s Beetles” …and then later simply called them “ladybugs”.