Glen Oomen Illustration

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News, the occasional rant and maybe even something smart to say. If I'm going to write it down for posterity, it's going to be here.

 

The Process (part 2)

Sketches, sketches, sketches. I learned a long time ago that freelance illustration is like a game of squash with your friend. You both like a good rally, and that's what you'll remember about the match, but secretly you really just try to keep wacking the ball into your friends side of the court to keep them running while you work on other stuff. In this episode I send off my first sketches, discuss how I know they're 'right' or right enough, and basically try to keep moving.

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The Process (part 1)

What, oh what goes into making a series of illustrations? Here I document my process for generating a series of images for an old client. And people think I just sit here drawing pictures. There's a lot of work involved in just sitting here drawing pictures.

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