The May 2014 issue of ChickaDEE Magazine is now available, and I had the pleasure of illustrating the puzzle spread for this issue. This puzzle features a bike trail maze, which was a really fun challenge to create. I used to draw mazes in my school notebooks all the time, so this one brought back some fun memories!
Here is the completed spread (click to view larger version):
Here are a few details of a couple of my favorite scenes:
This is my initial thumbnail sketch. For a complicated scene like this, the thumbnail stage is the most important stage – fitting in all the required elements clearly while also making sure the composition reads well is obviously very important:
Here is the final sketch before I moved into the final line work, and colour: