Drawing Oi!

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I’m going to go through the steps involved in creating this cartoon.

The car featured is a Jaguar E-type, I think it’s a series 1. 

The dog is a black Labrador. 

 

 1. Here’s the initial rough sketch. As you can see, the basic idea was to have a dog doing what he had to do somewhere he shouldn’t.  I had an E-type in mind, as I’ve drawn them a few times and have always liked them.

1. Here’s the initial rough sketch. As you can see, the basic idea was to have a dog doing what he had to do somewhere he shouldn’t.

I had an E-type in mind, as I’ve drawn them a few times and have always liked them.

 2. Outline of the characters and background. I found a photo of a woman leaning on an E-type and based the above outline on it.

2. Outline of the characters and background. I found a photo of a woman leaning on an E-type and based the above outline on it.

 

 

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3. Adding washes to the background.  I thought that I’d keep the cartoon monochrome, so decided just to use grey washes.

 

 

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4.  Colouring in the dog and car.  I decided at this point to make it a Black Lab, as opposed to yellow or chocolate.

 

 

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5. Finished cartoon. 

 

 

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6. Alternate version.  I wanted to see how it would work with her yelling ‘Oi!’ as opposed to the caption being at the bottom of the page.

 

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