New Blog…

I’m currently working on a children’s book about Pirates. Having a great time with it and have decided to document my efforts with a new blog over at my website. Feel free to pop by and have a look…

https://www.aaronpocockkidsillustration.com/blog

 

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From Pencils To Inks…

I’m often asked how I do what I do… Artists’, we get that a lot, right? I happily let people know that there are no magic wands involved and that the process usually employs only a little elbow grease, a jot of focus and the ability to apply oneself.

As a teacher, it’s ultra important for me, that my students understand this…

Here’s a drawing from a couple of years ago and the three-step-process I took to achieve the final (inked) version:

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A Mouse On A Makeshift Raft…

I spent a few months last year playing with animated ideas. If you look at earlier posts you’ll see a whole heap of backgrounds I created for the project. It was/is my intention to bring my character Finn MacNiall to life. It was a bit of a learning curve to bring things up to this level and I learned a whole lot on a short space time, of course there’s room for improvement but if things are fun you don’t mind the extra work involved. This one of my earlier efforts, I see this one as a bit of a breakthrough (ie earlier efforts were crappier 🙂

You might have to reduce your browser window to see it properly. For some reason Facebook videos load oddly…

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