The Brotherhood of the Stinky Underpants | Acrylic painting stage 2

By heather at 6:08 pm on Monday, July 23, 2007

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The illustrations for Elizabeth Austinís childrenís book, The Brotherhood of the Stinky Underpants, are well on their way! Since the last time I posted, I’ve mainly focused on revising the colours to get them just right, I think the overall palette for the story is working really well now. The last couple days I’ve painted predominantly with white acrylic to start pulling out the details and establishing the brightest whites on the pages. Next up is basically tightening up the the backgrounds & static objects…

childrens book illustrations potty training boys brothers

childrens book illustrations potty training boys brothers

childrens book illustrations potty training boys brothers

childrens book illustrations potty training boys brothers

childrens book illustrations potty training boys brothers

childrens book illustrations potty training boys brothers

© Heather Castles / Elizabeth Badowski

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Hazy Jean | Bats, Ghosts, Goblins & Witches, too!

By heather at 5:46 pm on Monday, July 16, 2007

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Just finished this greeting card illustration for Hazy Jean, it was so much fun to work on! Am really enjoying working in acrylic at the moment, it’s such a different way of painting to watercolour, makes your brain have to work differently to achieve different results.
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