From Sketch to Illustration

This is the last of four behind-the-scenes posts about the Dragonvine story I've been sharing on Instagram! Here I show how I took my Instagram sketches and turned them into digital illustrations:

You can see all the original sketches on my Instagram account under #dragonvinestory or on my Dragonvine Pinterest board!

Here's the texture I used for this project. I've intended to experiment with making some painted textures for some time, and I finally did! I wanted the brush strokes to be fairly visible, so I just dabbed the paint around until I thought it would give an interesting texture.