I have one last thing to share on this book project. The back cover is a drawing of squirrel tracks in the snow with a couple of acorns. The back cover text and barcode go in the blank areas.
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Last of the batch. Doesn’t he look snazzy in his bow tie and suspenders?
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I think I found the old ladies the most delightful to draw.
I originally used a brown, yellow, and black combination which I thought was very stylish. But the client wanted purple, yellow, and black instead. So, that’s what we went with.
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A man in a thinking pose, larger body type.
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Moving onto the adults. A lady in a floral skirt and matching hijab.
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One last child for this batch. Traditionally female clothes (skirt and leggings) in gender-neutral colors (black and turquois) worn by a character drawn to read a little more masculine than feminine. If I got it right, it should be unclear what their gender identity is exactly. Again, inclusivity and diversity was an important part of this project.
I really like how the skirt turned out, in particular.
Number 40 of 150
Now another boy.
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Next up: Age 10-12. She’s a little young for a hijab, but we figured in the interest of diversity to give her one anyway. Plus, it works well with her outfit.
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This one’s happy. This facial expression and pose was fun to do.
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He looks very 1990’s, doesn’t he?