character sketches, children's illustration, Thoughts from the Artist, watercolor

Recently I’ve started doing some self-portraits, in a bit of a different style. Same media, still children’s book-ish, but a little darker, a little bolder. I tried using a dark line around the character, as my agent recommended I try out.

It doesn’t always come naturally to me, but I’m trying!

Anyways, here’s the result, which I call Locks: