Line Art: Polar Bear Girl

This is from my daughter. I love her characters. Very cool, Lil.

Pencil Princess

PolarBearGirl She’s so cute and fluffy!

At the moment, I’m considering creating a coloring book full of animal-themed characters. I’ve drawn about four, which I’ll post periodically. An art technique that I discovered is that when I’m outlining, I’ll just go over my sketch in ballpoint pen, not worrying too much about line weight along the way. Then I’ll go over the eyes again and make certain parts thicker so they stand out. Once that’s done, I make the outline on the outer edge of the character thicker than the rest. This seems to make my artwork “pop off the page” and look like something out of a coloring book!

This polar bear girl has two buns in her hair that are meant to look like ears. Her eyes are also bears, and her parasol is a bear, too! Her earmuffs and the fluffy parts of her clothing are meant to…

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