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    This was inspired by the increased size of the waves as a storm approached. It was easy to visualize someone riding the top of the waves (not me) as ...
This was a picture that my daughter Rylie and I drew together while sitting outside at the beach one day. She started with a very loose pencil sketch of her idea and ...

Another Clip Studio Paint Image created from multiple layering and blending. This started out as a concept for a forest but I decided to make it a bit more dense and dark and add a magical glow.

As with most of my styles of digital art, it is not a typical process. Most layering consists of each element existing on its own layer. As an example, a pencil layer followed by an inks layer, followed by a flats layer and so on and so on. In my work I add flats directly on top of my inks and mentally I separate more by graphic element than by construction element.

If this was for a client, I would have used a more traditional approach. Nothing worse than a client asking for an adjustment in an element that exists in multiple layers. It would be a hunt to find the layers that need to be changed, change them, and then hope you didn’t change something else in the process.

As fore me and this piece, my brain works a little differently. I like to flow back and forth between layers….and since I am my biggest critic here, the only person I have to please is myself.

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This is an image design I put together recently which can be easily applied for T-Shirts and or other options. This was created using Clip Studio Paint with a multilayer process. ...

I drew this study while sitting on the beach with only a Sharpie thin inking pen. It is meant to demonstrate how I captured the motion of the waves as they were moving and my thought processes involved. The key is to show motion where there is none. This effect can be achieved by letting your hand flow freely across your paper preventing rigid none fluid lines from taking over. Nicely placed contour lines give the waves depth and a feel that they are full and really on your paper…not just a one-dimensional entity.

The clouds can have weight and depth too. Simply applying horizontal lines…more for a denser cloud, and fewer for lighter clouds. This technique gives your clouds the appearance of being full and being able to cast a shadow below. Circular shapes in the clouds give them that airy look as the wind slowly carries them away.

Helpful? Hope so. There is no right or wrong way to create these affects. Experiment over and over again and you will find that your drawings will improve and appear to be more life like.