These are stills from the video process that we posted on instagram for the Politeness in Declining Illustration. Posting a video on WordPress is now a premium feature and it’s not possible to embed Instagram links either, so we are left with the option of leaving you with a link:
This work was done on a software called Clip Studio Paint EX, which allows you to automatically save the progression of your work (after enabling the option, of course) and that makes everything so much easier to share. And that for us counts as an instant win!
And today we wrap this illustration by sharing with you the linework version. We made sure to leave that soft gradient to ensure that the lovely mood still exudes from every pixel on your screen. Ideally everyone finds someone that looks at them the way Mark and Lira do here (pets included).
Life these Holidays has been very creative to say the least, and as a result we’ve had some sinuous road to drive lately but we’ve been able to manage and to break this slight interruption, we’re back with another Folktale.
Make sure to check this Friday’s post for the story on this illustration preview!
You know those moments when your body gets too tense and you just have to get up and wiggle around and jiggle a bit to get that tension off? Doing a loose 30 minute sketch is sometimes what we do when juggling the tasks of several projects gets a bit overwhelming.
In a harsher world, it’s her turn to keep an eye on the premises, making sure that the coast is clear. And nothing menaces ill-meaning people like a knitted mask toppled with fur. Stay away if your intentions are bad, but know that you’re in good hands if you mean well!