Womb Sweet Home

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The Story

Sebastián lived in a home that was . . .

                     small,

                                 quiet,

                                            and dark.

                                         Just the way he loved it.

But life took an unexpected turn when he was forced to evacuate and move in with his roommates known as Mom, Dad, and Charlie, the cat.

Extra Info & Pictures

This light box was a remake of an illustration I made for the book I wrote and illustrated for my son – it’s an unpublished book. The illustration was drawn on paper with pencil, then it was edited on Photoshop.

I decided to remake this illustration for Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI’s) Monthly Challenge/Contest “Draw This”. This month’s prompt was Naked.

I originally wanted it to be an interpretation of a first home – literally. Therefore, I decided to add little furniture pieces and props that a baby might need to be comfortable and in preparation for his/her big arrival. The original illustration is included below.

I definitely struggled to cut the vellum layers in the right sizes and to attach them correctly so that they would look the way I envisioned them. However, it was definitely a wonderful learning experience. I also explored stepping out of the box (literally) a bit more, to give the light box a more unique look.

 

The original illustration

The Original Sketch

Tools Used

Paper

Specialty Cardstock Starter Kit, 8.5 X 11 Inches, 72 Count

Vellum Paper Variety Pack Assorted

Origami Paper Assorted Transparent Color

Lights

Flexible LED Light Strip Warm White 16.4 Feet (5 Meter)

Adapter Cable Connector Kit for Single Color LED Strip Lights 2 Pcs

ZIUMIER Regulated Transformer for LED Strip Lights 2 Pack

LED Strip Light Inline On/Off Switch Cable 4 Pcs

Other

PH Neutral PVA Adhesive 4 ounce bottle

Xacto N0. 1 Precision Knife With 5 No. 11 Blades

Rubber Tip Tweezers

Kuretake Watercolour Brush Pens 24-Colors

Prismacolor Colored Pencils 72-Count

Have you ever remade any of your art pieces using the same or a different medium? What was your experience?

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