I’m working on my next picture book “Bocchi and Pocchi and Baby Sock.” I just finished this illustration, a chaotic living room where Baby Sock paints everywhere!
This illustration took me nearly two months to finish. I’m a slow drawer to begin with, but I can only work when my 3-year-old isn’t around. The moment she sees my colourful pencils scattered on my desk, she would grab them and wouldn’t give me back!
The colour pencils I use are artist quality. My children had already had a taste of them – they noticed the difference between their coloured pencils and my professional ones. Now of course, they wouldn’t let my coloured pencils go if they see them!
I use oil-based coloured pencils for my illustration. The brands I use are:
- Faber-Castell Polychromos
- Caran D’Ache Pablo
Here is a sneak peek of my latest illustration. I hope you enjoy it!