We all have our own way of doing things, when it comes to illustrating - that is what makes us unique as an artist. However, there are a few things every artist stores at the back of their minds, to make the job easier and to allow the process of illustration to take place.
Get organised & prepared with
Here are the important ones I put to work on a daily basis.
Make sure you are using good, natural lighting.
Don't leave the mixing of paint
For me, I believe these to be the essential, thought tools of the trade. If you have a few thought tools you live by as an artist/illustrator, feel free to share your thoughts.
We are all students of life!