Editorial illustration about Diamond trading and the system behind the industry which controls the prices for those precious stones.
Step by step process of an editorial illustration for Mahala “We sing” written by Mlilo Mpondo.
After reading through the story, I started sketching out some thumbnail ideas and concepts. Once I felt happy with an idea I started sketching out the illustration with an HB pencil. I also start shading to add values and form to the piece. From this point I start working with indian ink and pen, however I also use Pilot markers (o1-0.05mm). Finally I scan in the inked illustration and add textures and colours digitally.
Mr. Zuma, a quick shower never helps, it simply doesn’t! It might keep you clean and smell pleasantly, however it won’t protect you from contracting HIV.