Contest entry for
. The criteria seemed simple enough: to draw two TLK characters . . .
. . . And then I read that it had to be done in Paint.
A part of me died inside, but of course I had to accept the challenge anyway. I opened up a new Appleworks document (it's MS Paint for Macs . . . don't worry
), not expecting much . . . and then this happened. What surprised me the most was that, although I used my tablet for the rough sketch and preliminary outline, the rest was done with the laptop mousepad.
Holy snickerdoodles, this took HOURS. The lineart process was unbelievably difficult, and the background was (and still is) driving me crazy. And yet . . . at the same time, in an odd way, it was sort of fun, and not to mention rewarding. I'm not going to deny that I'm proud of this.
Anyway! Kopa and Vitani. Yes, I ship it. Would've made for a much better storyline than Kiara and Kovu, methinks. So here they are, just playing around in the savanna.