Created by: Shadra Strickland
Project

Evie & Grandma

What type of piece is this? Painting Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. These are character studies for my next book. I am working in collage and painted all of the characters separately with acrylic on bristol. Is the piece for sale? No What are you most proud of? The expression of the characters What advice would you give someone starting this project? Trust your reference. If you are working representationally at all, it helps to have reference to support your ideas!

You Can Make This

Shadra Strickland made Evie & Grandma with:

The Art of the Picture Book

Online Class

The Art of the Picture Book

with Shadra Strickland

  • Acrylic Paint

Project Description

What type of piece is this? Painting Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. These are character studies for my next book. I am working in collage and painted all of the characters separately with acrylic on bristol. Is the piece for sale? No What are you most proud of? The expression of the characters What advice would you give someone starting this project? Trust your reference. If you are working representationally at all, it helps to have reference to support your ideas!

Q&A with Shadra Strickland

Laurie Petrisin asked:
Nice work, Shadra. I especially like the warm skin color tones with the blue dress.
Shadra Strickland answered:
thanks!
elsiebame5957302 asked:
Can one draw and still put words into the pages
Shadra Strickland answered:
I'm not sure what you mean...
elsiebame5957302 asked:
Hi I meant writing a sentence to go with the drawing. thanks.
Shadra Strickland answered:
Of course! There is no one way to approach it. Whatever way is most comfortable for you~