This Ducati Panigale drawing was created for a friend whose dream is to own one of these “toys” (as I like to call fast cars, bikes and other such things). It’s one of my ways of encouraging him to move towards his dreams, while I get to be purposefully creative with Niki Owl.
Here’s a photo by photo of my “work” flow from start to finish:
Bless the inter-webs for having a slew of images available for me to pool from. Girl’s got skills, but photos really help with high precision stuff like this!
I almost always start with a pencil drawing, especially with such a highly detailed, highly specific drawing like this. Then I go over with the pens.
TRIVIA Q: Which of these little owls disappears in the next photo?
Voila, pen outlines done. And Chief Entertainment Officer Niki Owl checking out the project…
You can see the full photo and my colour progressions, while I watch the Singapore F1 race
And here’s the comparison: