It has been a long time since I showed my step by step progress on here besides it being a speed painting video. So here we are, I start with sketching and I love to leave the graphite marks on my works because it helps me paint and I think it creates a great affect especially for Walking Dead since the game has the dirty/messy detailing.
The second painting as you can see is a few layers of flat colours. Watercolours works with layers so I do is I put down a layer at a time to darken the colours or add any shading. The third photo shows my near completed painting, so here I went over the painting with pencils to add depth and details. I also went over some lines with a fine point pen to add the classic comic book style – true to the game.
And lastly, the finished painting. I will scan the painting with my A3 Brother MFC-J6920DW printer/scanner. It is a great product, I managed to save up for it early last year which is why I have been able to upload so often. This scanner does take away a lot of colour, so I have to tweak the colour/contrast settings in GIMP 2 as much as I can to bring back its colour which works really well. Then I resise it in two sizes, one for Redbubble to get quality prints and a low-res copy for social media like what you are looking at above.
And that is it, if you have any questions or if your process is different then I am happy to hear them. 🙂