Azra, 2016, Process Gif

February 8, 2016

While I was working on getting some sketches down for a new digital series, I decided I wanted to make sure I had something nice and new for 2016. I decided to draw a picture of my character Azra, similarly to the way I drew him in January of 2015.

"Azra", 2016
Azra, 2016

I started with a colored pencil sketch in my recycled sketchbook and liked the gestural aspect of the sketch, so I decided to use it instead of thumbnailing in digital and using that. I drew over the sketch digitally and started working in details and textures. I liked the way the fibers of the paper looked, so I incorporated them into the texture of his hoodie. You can see some of my steps in the process gif below:

Azra Animation


Aimee Cozza is a freelance illustrator out of Southern New Hampshire. She graduated from the New Hampshire Institute of Art in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in illustration. Since then, she has been working in a variety of ways completing various illustrations for clients, friends, and for herself.

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