On my porfolio you can find this illustration for the city magazine of Leuven. To give you some insight in the process, I’d like to share some stages of this illustration with you. The deadline for this project was very short, so I had to make everything in the course of one week.
N°1 The intitial sketch
The first sketch is a very quick. I make these with Autodesk Sketchbook Pro on a Wacom Cintiq 16″ pro. I already finished a small part in Affinity Designer to demonstrate the finalized look.
N°2 A cleaner sketch
is a more elaborate sketch on paper to get the details right. I love sketching on paper and I feel that switching back and forth from screen to paper helps me to be more creative.
3. The finished drawing
This is the finished and colored version of the sketch, again in Affinity Designer.
4. Recolored version
In the end, the city council of Leuven asked me to swap the colors for a color palette that matches closer to the branding colors of their city magazine.