The dove is a symbol of peace and a piece in the puzzle of life. The olive branch is also a symbol of peace and having it glow with neurons shows how peace starts from within. The light rays give hope for a new day and a bright future. Peace is “Paz” in Spanish so the title of the artwork is “Pazzle.” The play on words is to help remember ideas better. Buy Print
The rough layout for the portrait is created in Photoshop to quickly put in the pose and elements. The layout gives the drawing phase order without being too concerned with different lighting or detailed trimming. Through the drawing process, the pose and elements come together in a cohesively drawn style.
I draw each drawing with an Apple Pencil on an iPad. The process is digital drawing, but still incorporates the technical skill of drawing on paper with the added bonus of layers, erasing, and an undo button. The original drawing is in the cloud and ready to be downloaded for printing or screen use. Here is a time-lapse video for this drawing.
Prints of this drawing are available to customize your walls!