"Do some people have a greater talent for living than others or do some people never live, but just exist?"
Ingmar Bergman, "Autumn Sonata"
One more illustration made for a guitar company "Elly". This time it will be the new facebook background and a poster. Devising the method of building a guitar by 28 mini-workers was pretty joyful.
Well, based on my observations, the number of resting workers is usually significantly higher than the number of active workers. But that's a specific company! On the other hand there is plenty of space to relax inside the guitar...
Drawing process is quite "standard":
1. A pencil sketch - fairly precise and, despite appearances, quite time-consuming.
2. Watercolor background - it's good to have a lot of paper towel because diluted paint has a nasty habit to spread in all directions. Three shades of brown were mixed here.
3. More precise watercolor painting + emphasizing outlines and textures with brown ink.
Probably the description above wasn't incredibly interesting (blame it on a common cold). But what presumably can be interesting is below. Tadaaa! Here are details: