Intro

Here, illustration whizz-kid Sachin Teng reveals the process behind the piece, Sheep In Wolf’s Clothing. He details how he finds references to underpin his artwork and the techniques he uses to blend contrasting components that are slick and clean with those that are grainy and organic. The idea is to explore the whole spectrum of art and graphics and find common ground to link all the underlying pieces together.

Sachin also shows you how to avoid common pitfalls of digital and traditional painting and how to bring some quirky practises in the steps of image making, such as avoiding the line art sketch altogether. His process is of course specific to him, but there are universal lessons that he hopes you’ll be able to incorporate into a process and style of your own.

Time to complete

4 hours

Software

Photoshop CS4 or later