Tuesday, 3 November 2009

Work In Progress


Thought I'd maybe try out charting the progression of a drawing on this here blog. I don't know if anyone will be interested but anyway. I started this today; a piece of editorial practice I guess...much like my edinburgh/glasgow images I did for the list I thought I'd try and rack up a few more cities to bulk out the portfolio. I began with Paris...because..well it's Paris and seems like a pretty nice place to begin (also I saw the wonderful 'An Education' the other day and sort of have Paris on the brain). So first is the pencil drawing...which is actually made up a tonne of separate drawings of buildings that are fitted together like a jigsaw on photoshop (geographic accuracy is thrown to the wind). After that I add some tasty old paper textures as a basis to colour over. I dont like things to look overwhelmingly digital so I find textures like this give a nice ephemeral quality that I really rather like. And uh...thats as far as I got today...more soon I guess (if anyone is interested).

(p.s you need to click on these and see them big for them to look even remotely alright)

4 comments:

naa said...

Lizzy, this looks wonderful! I like it a lot! Your drawings are always fantastic... I really like your line. And Paris is a great point to start! So... I am very interested! And I am sure I am not the only one.
:)

Saga said...

oh, i am very interested! i love love love your work, and am very curious about your work process. :)

Marie said...

I'm not sure if I already posted a comment on your blog, but I really like your work, and so I'm very happy to see more about the process! so please continue, this is all very nice...

marie said...

love this one. i think ill have to see that film this weekend.