Monday, November 26, 2012

on my desk monday

I'm hard at work on the illustrations for the second Ling & Ting book!

Just like the art process I did for Starry River of the Sky, I enlarged my small thumbnail sketch:



transferred the basic foundation of it onto watercolor paper and redrew it, tightening and adding details:


I have to do this to every drawing before I get to paint and it is rather a long process...which has only been made longer with the "help" of my new assistant:


But we'll get it done...hopefully!

1 comment:

Lynda Shoup said...

I enjoyed seeing your process. I look forward to sharing this with my students. They are ardent fans of yours and are constantly on the prowl for more of anything Grace Lin.