One of my personal weaknesses as an illustrator is backgrounds and environments. I can draw a variety of characters in both realistic and stylized designs, and I can make a background as long as I have reference, but designing a physical space without finding some template to work on always gives me trouble. For this project, I plan to thumbnail at least five different creative environments a week, and possibly spend the remaining 2 days rendering out my favorite of the thumbnails if I have time in my schedule.
Some examples of environment different thumbnails:
by Kevin Mangaroo
by Patricia Steves
I’m hoping to do a variety of creative environments in both value blocking and color as seen above.