It’s been a while so I wanted to share how I create my watercolour and ink monsters.
Step One: I was asked to make a monster for a little boy’s birthday. I started with a sketch. He originally had his arms down and no belly stripes.
Then I sketched a rough idea to add more monsters, since it would be gifted from his siblings. I also moved the name down and centred it more.
I sketched out the new monsters.
Now that it’s traced in pencil, I can go over it with a sharpie. Then, I erase the pencil marks.
Next, I set up in my makeshift studio … The playroom!
The finished product: