Doodling on magazine pagesNovember 21, 2023 2023-11-21 13:00
Doodling on magazine pages
It is very satisfying to transform ads with perfectly beautiful women and give them a whimsical look. Even as a kid, I enjoyed very much messing with pictures on the TV guide.
Try it, it is a lot of fun
Media you can use
You can use :
- Acrylic paint
- Oil pastels
- Fluid acrylic
- Colored pencils
Most libraries will have magazines that have been withdrawn from the collection available at a very low price.
Start by blocking the background
To remove distractions, I usually start by painting a layer of white acrylic paint over the backgound.
You can also block the clothes and accessories with acrylic paint
Add details, change the make up, hair and clothes
This is the fun part, I like to use fine markers for the make up, markers or colored pencils for the round cheeks.
Here I am using a marker with a brush for the hair, clothes and accessories.
If you are missing an element you can collage it
Here I wanted like a pool cap with yellow roses on the head, so I just printed a picture of yellow roses and collaged them on the page.
If you don’t like something, paint over it and restart
You can change your mind, paint over a part of the image and start again like I did here with the hair.
Finally, work on the background
I love patterns, so here I added them with either a fine line marker or oil pastels
Most importantly, have fun!
Here are the final results: