THE DRAWING BOARD
THE RICH AND THE POOR

The following is a collection of some of the drawings produced in the process of developing the character and illustration.

This is the finished illustration.

It is in the 2013 calendar as October.

 

The rich and the poor concept opens the door for many ideas.

The animals chosen for this illustration were bears.

Bears have come across my drawing board many times over the years.

Determining the style was pretty simple. For clothing, it was decided to just give them hats.

A picnic situation seemed to be a good setting and allowed for some added color in the basket, tablecloth and cups.
The interaction between the characters was also a simple task.

This illustration came together quickly and the painting was done in less than a week. The bold flowers became a strong element and set the tone for the overall hue of the artwork.