Manda Maggs

Manda Maggs, Penticton BC

Character Design

Digital media is one of my favourite ways to draw - no mess, no fuss, no cleanup. Not to mention an 'undo' button! Try that one next time you dip your palette knife into the wrong colour of paint and apply it to your nearly finished landscape. Although digital painting is one of my favourite medium, it's only really been over the past year that I been exploring the features of photoshop. I'm trying to learn shortcuts to make my life easier. 

It's hard to just sketch something out in the rough so I thought that today i was just going to focus on a quick-and-dirty sketch, fast and rough, not worrying about the detail or getting it just right. It was fun! 

Here's the time lapse (because time lapses are fun):

Nope, it's not perfect, but it's good practice. Otters are pretty fun to draw, by the way.