I found this girls expression darn near impossible to do from the front view so I turned it to 3/4 view. Trying to get away from making everything too dark as well.
Came across Ember and her current struggle with anorexia. I went with the half skeleton to emphasize her fight with the disorder. Good for her for realizing the problem and fighting it. Her instagram – https://www.instagram.com/embersrecovery/
This is one of my favorite types of drawings. The concept is to put a lot of simple things together in the drawing to create what appears to be a complex overall piece. The important part is creating an appealing, balanced composition from the elements.
In this one I was doing a cartoon of someone that has traveled a lot. I received a list of many of the places she had been and then picked several to draw. I added some elements of nature since I was told she loves that part of traveling. The result is below – a unique custom-made gift chronicling some of the many places she has been.
Here is the final logo created for my families little logging business. I did some other sketches before settling on this idea. Came to this idea after looking at some baseball logos.
Here is a video of how it was made:
And here are a couple of the initial concepts that got it started. There were others but they were just brainstorming sketches that were never going to be taken seriously.