Sorry, your browser is not supported
To have the best experience using Skillshare, we recommend that you use one of these supported browsers.

Karen Willmore

Digital Ninja



Fiction over Fact

This line is from the Jimmy Buffett song, "Barefoot Children in the Rain." When in doubt, I always turn to JB for inspiring phrases! 

Here's the sketch (I've improved a lot since my project in "The first steps of hand lettering" class!):

And the inked version:

First textures:
I'm a photographer, and have shot lots of high quality textures of papers and fabrics to use in photo montages, so I'm considering playing with those here too)

Also, I really like the texture that the micron pen created in the word "Always," (during the inking process) so I may roll with that as well. 

Hopefully the textures wont look so horror movie-esque once applied :-P

Started digitizing with super basic coloring:

Finally added more detail and textures, both hand-made and Photoshop-generated:


Please sign in or sign up to comment.