Enthralled – Portfolio Piece
Posted 7 years ago and submitted by Pete Underhill | Share link: http://illo.cc/37700


As part of my ongoing portfolio development, I wanted to challenge myself with ‘Enthralled’. I wanted it to show fading ambient daylight and firelight yet maintaining strong local colour. My usual pen and ink with watercolour on my favourite paper 140lb Fabriano Artistico NOT. At 320mm x 420mm this is one of my larger pieces of work. Progress was interrupted several times by ‘proper’ work, so for a few weeks I got to assess and reassess it while it sat glaring at me accusingly. I’ll be using the image as part of my marketing campaign. Who knows, I might add it to the postcards mailed out by HAI! For the more inquisitive, I have development and detail shots on my blog.

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Pete Underhill
Hinckley, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 1455 233442

An illustrator specialising in art for children's books, design solutions, advertising and editorial features. Much of my work is produced using traditional methods, however, digit… Show more.

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