Smoke illustrations

Some recent experiments have lead me to develop a technique of drawing with smoke. In essence it is a really simple procedure, find image, trace using smoke layers. Creating the smoke layers is really a matter of using the distort filters in photoshop and building up a “smoke screen”. Make a few variations of this to stop any of the shapes becoming too over used. The finishing touches in the wings etc is simply using the smudge tool and warp.

smoke eagle - green variation

Smoke Angel

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