Friday, February 12, 2016

Happy Valentine's Illustration

In celebration of Valentine's Day weekend, here's the creative process behind an illustration I completed last Fall for a story in Sparkle magazine.

Final Illustration: 
Valentine's Day Illustration by Cheryl Kugler
Valentine's Day Illustration by Cheryl Kugler for Sparkle magazine.
Gouache and colored pencil on paper. 

Thumbnail Sketch:
Thumbnail sketch by Cheryl Kugler
Thumbnail sketch.

Sketch by Cheryl Kugler

Painting and colored pencil by Cheryl Kugler
Painting and colored pencil.

Finishing the illustration:
Finishing the illustration by Cheryl Kugler
Finishing the illustration.

Close up:
Close up of Valentine's sketch by Cheryl Kugler
Close up.

Illustration published in Sparkle magazine by Cheryl Kugler
Published in Sparkle magazine.

Have a happy Valentine's day! Thanks for stopping by.