Nigel always begins an illustration by drawing on tracing paper. But he only draws images the size of a postage stamp or (at their biggest) a credit card. Once he sends a sketch to the art director and it's been approved, he scans it into the computer and uses it as a guide to render the image in Photoshop.
^ Don't ask a fast-paced friend to jump in at the end and help you finish the race.
^ Don't lunge at the water table. ^ Don't wear headphones during a race.
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