How an Illustration is Made

Below you will see the steps from sketches to comps. Graphite drawings are done on separate pieces of paper, scanned, and then painted. They are scanned again and composed like Colorforms on Photoshop until the final illustration is created.

That is how the illustration for Ratatoskr and Charlie Bumpus in front of the Essex Institute from A walk Through Salem.

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The Congress Street Dream Bagger from A Walk Through Salem

Can You Name the Local Who Posed for this Illustration?

Congress Street Dream Bagger from A walk Through Salem by Chris Dowgin

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The Caddy Balloon Above the Common from A Walk Above Salem

The Next Balloon is Waiting for You to Journey Into the Story On…

Caddy Balloon from A Walk Above Salem by Chris DowginLike all of the stories in the Salem Trilogy, you are the main character. In A Walk Above Salem you hop in a Caddy Balloon among millions of other readers ridding their own.

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The Good Ship Friendship and the Baron from A Walk Through Salem

Where is the Friendship…Its not in the Harbor Anymore?

The Goodship Friendship and the Baron Munchausen from A Walk Through Salem by Chris DowginSecond star to the right, and straight on till morning was the last reported course for the good ship. Maybe if you look up in the sky you might see her sail by.

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