Dockweiler Beach Ocean Study 1

Digital Illustration

I purchased a few new brushes from former Disney animator and director Aaron Blaise and wanted to test them out. The waterscape is of Playa del Rey, California—where my husband and I used to live. The original photograph was provided courtesy of Tom McMahon.

Tools Used

  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Wacom Cintiq 12WX



Time Spent

Approximately 6 hours

Progression Details

Original Photo

Original photo provided courtesy of Tom McMahon.

Progression Illustration 1

Progression Illustration 2

Final Illustration

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