One of the best things about being an illustrator is that I can often enter into a state of flow and lose myself in my work. In my latest Youtube video – an illustrated approach to creative flow – you’ll learn some of my methods for encouraging flow. You’ll also get to meet my new studio assistant! (He’s truly lovely and oh so cute…)
And, speaking of creative flow…
Last week I posted some manly art sketches. As promised, I’ve also been trying to get into the “flow” of creating more woman character sketches. These funny ladies haven’t all turned out perfectly, but as usual, they are keeping me amused.
Here’s the full spread:
I drew the illustrations above freehand in ink with my Noodler’s Ahab Flex Fountain pen. The coloring was done with my fan watercolor palette.
In case you’re wondering…
There are some wonderful female cartoonist/illustrators out there. Some of my current favorites include:
By the way, if you have favorite female illustrator you think I should know about, please let me know in the comments below!
A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.Eleanor Roosevelt