My Brother asked me to paint a picture for his daughter like the illustrations I did recently. I’m pretty intimidated to paint something for him to be honest, because he is such a talented and accomplished artist. (Did I mention he’s the lead VFX artist for Epic’s Fortnite?) Anyway, I took him up on it because I really like my niece, and because I think he can help me improve a lot through the process.
The painting is going to be large format, which is nice because I’ll have room for a lot of little details. But it also will take a while to paint. So, before investing time in getting right to it, I started by sketching some drafts of the components that need to go into the painting.
He said he wants a painting of dueling princess castles in a glitter war, with flying unicorns and rainbows – just totally over-the-top princess girlie stuff. So, here are some of my initial sketches: