Monday, June 17, 2013

Studio Ghibli love

From the first time I saw Spirited Away years ago I have always had a great love of the Studio Ghibli films and characters. I think it was Totoro the big fluffy woodland creature that I loved the most. I wanted to create an illustration encompassing the very best parts of Studio Ghibli. 

I planned out my illustration twice before putting it to the page.

I had to feature Howl's Moving Castle within the piece as it is one of my favourite stories.

I started colouring the piece with water colours, I feel it is a more subtle way of building up colours and layers, I still have quite a way to go. 

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