My first illustration

posted on 7th of september, 2010

Now let me start by saying I am not an artist. I have had no formal artistic training and everything I have learned is on the fly, so basically I am not very good, but I am learning.

I started to notice that illustrations seem to sell, at least the good ones, and I got interested in learning how to make them. I did some research online and in the message boards and got some basic skills. I started with basic shapes and shading etc.

Then I started to get serious and made my first illustration. After some contemplation I decided to give it a try and see if I could get it accepted, which it did.

I now have several more illustrations in the queue and several more in the works.

I find that working on illustrations is a great way to pass the time when you can not take pictures and I look forward to making many more.

Comments (10)

Posted by Scottysally2 on September 16, 2010
Congratulations, wish you success. :)
Posted by Javierespuny on September 15, 2010
Sure you'll have a great success!
Posted by Justmeyo on September 08, 2010
Congratulations for your first illustration!
Posted by Youths on September 07, 2010
Posted by Picstudio on September 07, 2010
Posted by Egomezta on September 07, 2010
It looks great.
Posted by Thanatonautii on September 07, 2010
Your first illustration looks great! Congratulations and waiting to see some more! :)
Posted by Trottola on September 07, 2010
Great illustration! Good luck for your illustrations in the queue!
Posted by Mariaam on September 07, 2010
It looks great! Well done.
Posted by smartview27 on September 07, 2010
Good luck!

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