Sketch series of a matsuri

Sketch series of a matsuri

I had the pleasure of attending the Takanosu Drum Festival last week. It featured the world's largest drums, some fantastic drum performances, and some adorable children. The weather was perfect and the food was pretty good too. Please enjoy these sketches. In other...

Making a book cover, step-by-step

Step by step book cover artChatted with Client, got all the measurements for the front back and spine. Jotted down all the details of what the client wants the cover to look like in a note page. The fun begins with a super messy sketch. As messy as you like.Think...

Finding (and keeping) a freelance illustrator

Finding (and keeping) a freelance illustrator

It’s like hunting for one exotic bird in a jungle full of exotic birds… Which one is real and which one is wearing borrowed plumage? (Am I stretching a metaphor too far?) The Finding: There are freelancing sites galore that showcase thousands of illustrators and...

Original?

Original?

First things first, The second week of February onward is free for projects! Secondly, I have decided to give space here for my thoughts on the subject of originality as it has come up often in my work. The story goes like this... Everyone wants their book, poster,...