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A Pencil drawing on paper

chimera in the woods by John I. White

Below: Progress/Process Images

The following images go from pencil on paper, then into Photoshop and coloured and tweaked.

Below: Into Photoshop

Below: I didn't like the blind eye, so I put a patch on it. Then added 'horns'

Below: But, I didn't like the horns either. And the beak was rubbish, so I re-did that too

chimera in the woods by John I. White

Above: The finished piece!

Case Study

I wanted to experiment with pencil drawing and Photoshop. So: no inks and no graphics tablet!

I'm really pleased with it, and I plan to do some more on a similar spooky theme.

The imaginative subject idea probably popped into my mind after walking through Knocksink Wood, near Enniskerry, County Wicklow here in Ireland.

Illustrations: John White
Media: Pencil, Paper, Photoshop

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