Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Roswell Doodle BG paintings

Here are the backgrounds I did for the July 8th Roswell's 66th anniversary doodle game.  Play the game here!

Some sketches done beforehand, exploring a limited palette and a certain soft/graphite stylization:

We compiled a reference board first before drawing anything.  I consider this one of the most important steps, but many often skip it in their haste to start a beautiful painting.  The board clearly shows what we have in mind with reference from real life and pre-existing media: