Dot - the male ladybug

Photoshop coloured cartoon illustration by Matthew James Taylor on 4 November 2007

Dot - the male ladybug (Photoshop coloured cartoon illustration)
Creation time
about one hour

Comments by the artist

This is Dot, the male ladybug from my older Ogga the Cane Toad cartoon strips. There was also a male ladybug in the CGI film A Bugs Life but I used the idea about 4 years before that in 1994.

I drew this in pencil first then scanned it in. I opened it in Photoshop and added simple coloured shapes. I added highlights and shadows to the coloured areas with the airbrush tool. The background is a simple blend.


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