Airbrush; watercolor on Strathmore. The type was done with brush and ruler, as was all the detailing. This illustration was created to show various materials and surfaces, such as transparent glass and liquid, water droplets, paper, botanicals, etc. The illustration was eventually digitized, that is, scanned in four sections and knitted together in Photoshop.
Airbrush; watercolor on Strathmore, detailed with handbrush and ruler. This artwork was created for a children’s card game.
We no longer have many airbrush samples in our portfolio, for obvious reasons, but it is important to understand that the techniques used in conventional airbrush illustration are techniques that can be utilized digitally as well when carried out by an experienced illustrator. The same skills are required; only the medium has changed.