Illustration Friday: Tree

This week the topic at Illustration Friday is tree and I decided to practice a bit of digital coloring with a simple line drawing. I first sketched out a lovey dovey tree then scanned the black and white drawing. I quickly colored on a layer behind my line drawing and added some shabby variation on top to finish it off. It’s amazing how a little bit of texture can spiff up a simple illo. Hope you like it!

  • http://gingerblue.com chel

    It’s LOVELY- I love the way the power of the color works with the simplicity of the tree. It’s just beautiful! I would love to have a huge print of this hanging in my house!

  • http://Koosjekoene.blogspot.com Koosje

    It is a lovely tree. I totally agree, it is amazing what a difference it can make. How did you add the texture in Photoshop?

    • http://www.LindaTieu.com LTieu

      Thanks! I add texture by using a textured image over everything in Photoshop. Usually “Overlay” or “Multiply” as the top layer.

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