Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Flying Penguin Revealed

I've been working on this little guy on and off for a couple weeks.  Thanks to the ladies of Smells Like Crayons for the tips and suggestions to help him come to life!  Here are a few of my process shots.  I love having my working palate over to the side of my piece.  How do you guys work your palates (digital or traditional)?

You can see the original sketch at my blog here: http://sarahpecorino.blogspot.com/2010/09/penguins-cant-fly.html

First round of color:  I tried to work with a limited palate,
but I wasn't convinced it was the right one...

So I adjusted the blue sky a bit and added darker values
and new highlights to shift the light source.

 I tweaked the blue sky again and changed the color of the parachute.

And here's the final version:
Have a creative day!  - Sarah