Lurking in the shadows.

When I do a turnaround for a new design, I always include a silhouette.  This helps me to make sure I have the shape and style right, that i’m not going to start using a concept that isn’t going to end up fitting correctly for what i need it to.  Also, silhouettes are great shortcuts for storytelling, especially when you’re just totally burnt out on drawing the same character over and over again.  My designs tend to be heavy on detail (because I LOVE details!), so it’s nice to know that the overall shape is clear too.


This is the silhouette from the lady’s space suit in the Garman Hagland project.

About Sam Garland

Freelance illustrator specializing in science fiction and fantasy artwork.

Posted on May 28, 2015, in Practice Pieces, Sketchbook, Spacesuits Required and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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