Inktober – Day 18 – Scrape

Welcome to day 18 of my Inktober story. Missed the beginning? Here is where it starts.

Grog is very much unimpressed with the result of the magic trick.

In a fit of anger he rips down the umbrella.

Inktober – Day 17 – Salty

Welcome to day 17 of my Inktober story. Missed the beginning? Here is where it starts.

Once Grog is on stage the magician asks “So what would you like to see?”

“Can you give me a second wing?” Grog asks.

“Haha! Nothing easier than that!” the magician answers. “All I need is my magic salt!”

Rainy Day

I have been drawing a lot and because of that completely neglected all of my social media. I really need to find a balance.

I am currently in the process of creating a proper portfolio for children’s book illustrations, and I have been working on a few new drawings and techniques with watercolour, ink and pencils.

I am also in the process to finish my first own book, with the main character being the one and only, Mr Fox! More about that soon.

Meanwhile Mr Fox assists Mr Mouse to dig a hole in the forest… He hopes to find a hidden treasure somewhere.

I am also looking for first names for Mr Fox and Mr Mouse. Any suggestions are more than welcome!

Have a great week!

Fox and Mouse Umbrella Forest_Melanie Franz

#OneWeek100People2019 – Day 3

I managed to colour in Day 3 of the One Week 100 People challenge yesterday. I also finished the last couple of people during the weekend, so I made it to 100 with a bit of delay! But I really had fun with it. Will post the remainder in the following days.

190411 OneWeek100people_Melanie Franz

190411 OneWeek100people Sketch_Melanie Franz

190411 Rain sketch_Melanie Franz

#OneWeek100People2019 – Day 3-5

So the One Week 100 People challenge finished. I made it to around 80, not counting the little shadows in the background. So with them I think I got the 100!

Started off rather tense and stressed of how and what to draw but I think I got more loose during the week. I think I also got a hang on how to draw feet and hands a little bit better and a better idea about people´s movement in general. So all in all I think this was a great success and great practice that I should do more often!

Any suggestions for another similar challenge out there? I need a bit of preasure to get motivated.

I will finish the remainder of people this weekend. I also want to colour them in and work on my watercolouring a bit.