Coastal Alphabet, Complete!
Posted 5 months ago and submitted by Beth Brooks | Share link:

I finally finished my Coastal Alphabet! This was something like an in-between project for when I was generating ideas for larger images, because it was simple and straightforward and allowed me to practice drawing animals and compositional skills. It also gave me a chance to show my work with text, something I don’t focus on enough really. I’m not much of a typographer but I wanted to keep the traditional feel for it to flow with my illustrations better. So rather than using computer generated text, I used rubber stamps to get the irregular, organic feel to the letters and then cleaned them up digitally. I’m really happy with how it looks, since I tend to dislike how my work looks with computer generated text.

Overall I’m really happy with how it turned out. I’m thinking of doing a woodland one next, but with how many projects I have going on at the moment it might have to wait for now!

Beth Brooks
Looe, United Kingdom
Mob: 07954607082

I am a Freelance Illustrator based in the beautiful duchy of Cornwall, UK, with my growing menagerie of pets. I love to produce lively, immersive illustrations with a strong focus … Show more.

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