The Old Man’s Jars

In my quest to find my illustrator shadowself I have gone back to an exercise that I did as part of a Domestika course I did led by Adolfo Serra, where you take an image at a flea market and combine elements to create an image. I was running low on inspiration and needed a direction. This is one of the results.

I think I was trying to capture the spirit of some of the Fighting Fantasy book illustrations that formed such a huge visual part of my childhood.

On the Three Point Perspective podcast recently one of the presenters said you have to produce a thousand bad pictures before you do a good one, so just 999 to go!

Here is the original image, which came together to make the picture:

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