The theme for week 18 of the 52 Week Illustration Challenge #illo52weeks was storm clouds. It has been a while since I only used watercolour to produce an image:
But it did inspire me to draw this mother bird and baby bird, since it was getting so close to Mother's Day:
Those at home thought that I should develop this idea further, - and of course -make the birds bigger:
And this was the result, which I called, 'Being with Mum is good'.
went on to use this image for this year's Mother's Day cards for family.
The theme for week 17 of the 52 Week Illustration Challenge #illo52weeks was Long Haired Animal. It took a while before I came up with an idea, and I went with something from the imagination based on the prehistoric.
I mixed things up a little and did the watercolour first and the ink second.
Then I decided to find out what would happen if I tried to make this creature 3D.
With the help of Cinema4D software, this is how the skin-only version turned out:
And then I added in some hair, some lighting and shadow, and shifted the angle of view:
I'd like to turn more of my 2D drawings into 3D, but I often lack the time required to do it to the point where I'd be satisfied with the outcome.
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