I draw so much that I sometimes find it hard to maintain a particular style. So many different styles resonate with me and I often enjoy turning my hand to them to see how they work.
As an illustrator in search of an agent I’m always looking at different ways to present my work. So I crafted a paperback spread using Photoshop and applied some of my more recent drawings.
The drawings I wanted to present are from a collection I’ve been working on that involve a young boy and his dog in a fantasy realm. Here’s an example. It’s a linear style that I enjoy using when creating some interesting textures, such as wood or a gravelly floor.
Here’s another one. This drawing was created using Mischief. It’s a much looser style and perhaps a bit more fun.
I took a couple of images using each style and placed them onto the paper background.
I honestly like both styles. Which to present?
Or both, even!
To create the desired effect I used Multiply from the layer blends in Photoshop. It renders neatly against the paper backdrop.
The type is Georgia.