Illustration of The Honeywine river made for the Game of Thrones living card game. A bit of process below.
Initial pencil sketches – I usually don’t show this. The ones I liked are marked.
Color roughs sent to client – they picked the left one; the values / mood ended up changing quite a bit.
1hr, Photoshop color study for The Mill’s weekly lunch crunch.
I created the introductory spread of The Investigators of Arkham Horror, a beautifully illustrated book of Lovecraftian horror stories. The piece was done in charcoal, and then I brought it into PS to experiment with post effects and color.
© 2016 Juan Carlos Barquet