I’m not entirely just a book review blog, you know. I’m an artist so hell, I’ve always wanted to draw book related fan arts.
And I am now so excited to show you guys my 8 step fan art process of one of my 2015 favorite novel, Stolen Songbird by Danielle L. Jensen. (Go check out my review here)

This is actually my entry for the HHArtComp hosted by Angry Robots and some book blogs. And I made it on the last hours before the deadline. lol. I’m always like that, doing important things on the last minute. But well, I have made it.
And oh, don’t get me wrong, this is no tutorial. I just want to show how I did the fan art. My drawing style here is totally different from what I’m used to and this is the first time I used this, so let me know what you think about it on the comment section below. *winks*

WARNING! This scene is the most heart-breaking part of the novel (at least for me). I won’t tell anything about it coz I might spoil or something. JUST READ THE BOOK, I BEG OF YOU!
Alright, lo and behold…
Tristan and Cécile de Montigny
1. Rough sketch (can you even tell what this crap is? lol)
2. Line art

3. Background sketch
4. Base Color

 5. Shadows and shades

 6. Background details

 7. More details

 8. Add text. Final *throws confetti*

Win or lose, I really enjoyed drawing this and I hope to make more bookish fan arts in the future.
Check out my Deviantart account for more artsy stuff (click the logo on my sidebar).
I am also open for commissions if you wish to have your favorite book characters to be illustrated like this. Email me at reiko.akire16@gmail.com.
Best,

Author: Erika

Erika is a freelance content writer and illustrator from the Philippines. She used to hate writing in high school, but later discovered that it is something that she’d enjoy doing. Asides from books. she also enjoys the presence of few art materials, camera for bookstagram, and other bookish merchandise, on her own fantasy realm.

3 thoughts on "Tristan and Cécile de Montigny: A Stolen Songbird Fan Art"

  1. Hey Erika! I randomly found your fan art through Google, and WOW. It's beautiful! I just finished Stolen Songbird and I LOVE IT. Tristan and Cecile are just… <3 I'm currently writing my review and I was wondering if I would be able to feature your fan art? If not, I totally understand! 🙂

  2. Hi Anissa! Thank you so much for like my fan art. And yes, of course, you can feature it on your review, as song as you give the link back to me. You should read Hidden Huntress! I'm so when someone loves Stolen Songbird. 😀

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