Sunday, August 28, 2011

disguise


I don't know why, but a Mushroom Bunny came to mind when I saw the word "disguise" for IF this week.  I guess if you're tiny, you've got to work with any camouflage you can get ;)

Oh my friends, Disney week passed with lots of laughs, creativity, and catching up time with friends and family.  Now, I'm getting ready for a work/play trip to Boston and Ireland.  Once again, this blog will be entry-less for a while, but I promise to bring back some sketches from my travels.

Until then, here's a model sheet of Ben, one of the characters from the picture book I've been hired to illustrate:

 
I ended up using completely different poses for Ben in the story, but this was a good process of finalizing his look and personality.  You can get a sense of the art style: strong inked lines, solid paint style for the characters, and looser paint style for the background (ex. rocking chair).  I hope to share more of the process soon!

13 comments:

  1. Thans Elizabeth. I didn't know that you illustrate too! You've got a very cool blog :)

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  2. Very cute, but I'm afraid his buck teeth might give him away!

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  3. I love the rabbit schroom too! And congrats!

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  4. So sweet! Reminds me a bit of my 'mushroom boy' character ;-)

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  5. I like this a lot!!! very funny!!!!
    congratulations!

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  6. What a fun-guy to have at the party! (Sorry, couldn't resist!!)

    He's very cute though :)

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  7. so cute this disguised Mushroom Bunny, funny that this came to your mind :-)

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  8. haha so fun+cute illustration! what a disguise the bunny has!

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  9. Hee Hee! That's too cute and so funny. Well done!

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  10. You're very clever! That bunny is super funny. Love your blog :)

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  11. Thanks for all the lovely comments everyone! Mushroom bunny is indeed a "fun-guy". I might explore other plant-animal mashups in the future :).

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