Monday, April 15, 2013

Wild One

Just a quick post for now. Here's the process for an image with the word inspiration 'Wild'. As usual I went through a lot of ideas of what to do for this. An animal? A Primitive human? A scary creature from another planet?

Last night I watched a movie called 'The Ward' and that's where I drew my inspiration for this project.’s-The-Ward.jpg

My concept was a person in a straight jacket going crazy and trying to get out. I started with my usual pencil sketch.

Wild Sketch

Next I traced over with Prismacolour markers and ink. I wanted it to have a messy, rushed, 'wild' look to it.

Wild Colour

After finishing with the markers and ink I used Photoshop to increase the contrast and brighten the colours. I used hue/saturation, and contrast layers, and a sharpening and high pass filter.


And there we have a wild drawing of a wild man.

"A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world." Albert Camus


  1. Idk why...but this reminded me of Hannibal Lecter...Awesome work. You're marker rendering is getting more and more awesome! Wise colour choices to add dimension to the piece :)

    1. Yeah, Omi, I can see Hannibal Lecter, it's because of the straight jacket and the cage over the mouth. And thanks, I did this whole thing in about an hour so it means a lot to me that you think it's good :D