Chickens and Halftone

Yes, friends, I am continuing my journey into half tone land with some chickens.

I was quite proud of the brush strokes on these birds, and I think they elton themselves to halftone.

chicken chicken chicken

chicken chicken chicken

Here are the original birds.

chickens

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Crows and Halftone

In my continuing experience with midtowns and color, I have unlisted the aid of some crows. My uncle was kind enough to photograph these crows at the beach.

I used a grey brush pen for the crows on the right, which gives the midtown a watercolor-feel. The crows on the left use a red brush pen that I manipulated as a solid block of color.

Going forward, I plan on using halftone dots in conjunction with other colors. Stay tuned!

crows

Here are the original crows.

crowscrows

Coloring General Ursus

 

I wanted to share with y’all my coloring process. I recently drew and colored General Ursus. Here’s the original black and white line drawing:

ape line drawing

What I should have done at this point is create a blank layer to sandwich between this and a duplicate layer, then multiplied the top layer (if you have questions about this process, feel free to ask in the comments section). But I was doing this for fun, so I colored directly on the line drawing! I know, I should be tried for war crimes, but I just wanted to get to the coloring!

I will color something else in the future and show my step by step process.

planet of the apes