Foodie Club – Character Evolution

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This is the first concept piece I did for the Foodie Club by Dani Shear.

This piece is what ultimately won me the project.

Syd Chef

After I was chosen, I began sketching the main character, trying to find the right look and personality for the main character.   I experimented with different media and style.

 

Syd and Sunny Character Sketches3

These sketches were for a while the settled upon Syd and Sunny. But something still just wasn’t right…So I went back to the drawing board and

Syd Sunny v2 colorfinally I created the Syd and Sunny right for the Foodie Club.

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The Spread

The Spread

After completing the character designs and color studies, I’ve been hard at work sketching out an illustrated for children and their grandparents. In doing so, I’ve totally taken up the most valuable real-estate in our study: the floor!

What have I been up to?

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Wolverine?

For years, my husband has been asking me to draw him Wolverine, his all-time favorite superhero.  So, for the holidays, I decided to draw him a wolverine….adding my little twist.  He of course loved it, but then requested that it get painted.

So for his birthday, I painted the wolverine.