Scanned Drawing to Digital Ink

In the coming days I will be uploading a more detailed step-by-step process of re-creating Marvis in Adobe Illustrator. Today, I will be showing you a comparison of what the process looked like before and after I inked Marvis digitally. I took the original drawing and scanned it into Adobe Illustrator. I scanned the picture at 600 DPI for the utmost clarity. The hardest part of this picture was inking in the mane on Marvis. The original drawing was very clear but when I scanned it into Illustrator some of the lines were lost. This comes from my HF and F pencils that I use to draw with due to it drawing lighter lines. It is a good trade-off, because I draw very hard on paper and erase a lot. With the lighter pencils I can easily go back over my mistakes with ease.

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