Christmas 2016

Merry Christmas everyone! Who needs a sleigh and reindeer when you have a tree?

This was sketched in Adobe Sketch on an iPad Pro with an Apple Pencil. It was also inked in Adobe Draw on the iPad Pro. The flat colour was partly applied in Adobe Draw then exported to Adobe Illustrator on a PC. The vector paths from Adobe Draw were too messy to do clipping mask based / draw inside shading in Illustrator so I exported it to Adobe Photoshop to finish the shading. Which was done with a Wacom Cintiq 22 inch HD tablet. I fully took advantage of the Adobe Creative Cloud subscription here!

Merry Christmas santa riding a Christmas tree illustration
Finishing touches and shading done in Photoshop with a Wacom Cintiq.

You can see some of the colouring process in this Instagram video:

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