Continuing with my tributes to FC Barcelona players now is the turn of Carles Puyol. This is just personal work, hope you like it!
Just a small tribute to the FC Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdés. Personal work.
I really enjoy creating characters. Making the creature has personality is an interesting process, is very satisfying to see how he “grows”.
In the attached image you can see three steps of the process (they are monsters from de video game Monsters Band). I often wonder how different is the creature from start to finish! Although the personality of the monster is always the same, the “styling” is changing with the creative process.
Besides the pleasure of drawing, the challenge and fun for an illustrator is turn an idea into an image.
Sometimes it’s easy for me to find inspiration away from the drawing board. Traveling by train or sitting on a bench are good situations to sketching some ideas in my iPad.
This image shows the first idea of Vitamin, one of the characters from Monsters Band, and the final art.
“La Patum” is a traditional festival celebrated in Berga (Catalonia) declared by UNESCO as a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity in 2005. You can find more information in the Wikipedia: Patum of Berga.
The most solemn moment is probably “El ball de l’Àliga” (The Dance of the Eagle). I’ve drawn his protagonist 🙂
The impressive dance (starts at 3:45″):