Quick and dirty children’s story illustrations

September 11th, 2016

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For church on Sunday I did a set of illustrations for a story a friend has written. It is a story about the “invisible” elephant. The narrator tells the story without ever mentioning the elephant even though he is more or less obviously present in all the pictures, helping the other animals on their journey. It is of course a metaphor for God and his invisible presence in our lifes.

Swiss Style Smurf

September 11th, 2016

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Recently I did a quick art test for the games company I currently work for to find out whether I could draw a customised Smurf in the style of Peyo. Here’s the result. The line work doesn’t come near the masterful inking of the original, but it’s the best I could do on my digital drawing board.

Robinson Crusoe 12

February 13th, 2015

I have missed a few days, so I stopped numbering the sketches by days. Not so happy with this one, the perspective and positioning of the characters towards each other is messed up.

“Upon that I told him some of my story; at the end of which he burst out into a strange kind of passion: ‘What had I done,’ says he, ‘that such an unhappy wretch should come into my ship?  I would not set my foot in the same ship with thee again for a thousand pounds.”

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