Moodboard & initial sketches

Theme: Nursery rhymes

Moodboard 1: Cute illustrations of nursery rhymes

Using colour pencils or oil pastels to create textures that resembles children’s drawings of familiar characters in nursery rhymes

initial thumbnail sketches

digitally enhanced color pencil sketches


Illustration two ways

  1. traditionally render with colour pencils
  2. digitally on illustratorFor the digital illustrations, I was trying to go for a simplified style, resembling a scrapbook aesthetics.

Moodboard 2: Abstract papercuts 

Using shapes and composition to translate the vibrant, rhythmic, whimsical nursery rhymes

In the end I went with this moodboard.


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