It’s a deer…It’s a beetle…It’s a giraffe?…No!
It’s a Gireetledeer Camelopardalis from the Cervidae family.
Yes it is. Thank you Wikipedia.
He makes a few appearances in the story I’m writing. He has no name.
Double pupils to see better in the dark 🙂
Here’s a little gif to show the process
Beautiful beast references.
It’s dark and so is Eve.
All I wanted to do on a lazy autumn Saturday was to draw like old times . It’s been awhile and my sketch book had a few last pages. My daughter was kind enough to play on her own for a few minutes at a time. Between a batch of minutes here and there I sketched Eve. A character on my work in progress novel.
Last night I painted her in Photoshop and became so engaged in the process, I ended up staying up until 2 AM.
Putting her on paper in color or rather in monochrome was so helpful. Imagine getting a description of what someone ate for dinner. Then imagine being served that dinner. Two different experiences. That’s how it felt for me. Describing vs illustrating. I know her better now.
I’ll write her better now, which means I must draw all the characters in my book as soon as possible. There are a few more and more coming.
I want to illustrate all the creatures for that matter.
And all the main scenes.
And write in between.
Yeah…I could do that.
Can you guess some of her characteristics?