He’s his own biggest fan!
When we first see a drawing, we might imagine a flash of inspiration leading straight to the finished artwork. Many times that’s what happens, but not always.
One of my favorite drawings took a few years and several versions until the art finally matched up with my imagination. The fez fish began as a 2013 sketch book drawing that I scanned and colored in Photoshop.
After the contest, I returned to the original sketch book drawing and redrew the fish in Adobe Illustrator. I smoothed out the linework and applied shadows to add depth.
Jumping forward to 2017, I decided to revisit the fez fish in an attempt to better express the Victorian-era mystery of this character.
I scanned my sketches and did the final drawing and coloring in Illustrator.
Sometimes it takes time and patience to get where you want to go. Even when you are travelling through your imagination!
Greetings from California. Home of the happy bear!
Squirrel in a hurry!
“It is a happy talent to know how to play.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
This comic was inspired by my sister and my wife’s childhood memories and was created as a follow up to “The Pink Cape”.
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One of my old drawings, featuring a scene from my drive to work.
In Zebrar We Trust!
Do your pets watch too much TV?
Meanwhile, in an alternate universe.