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Short Story Illustration!

Ben Sinclair talking about the wonderful piece of artwork that he did for Watcher.

Ben Sinclair Art

Recently, I have been spending a lot of my time on this piece, which is an illustration for a fellow blogger on WordPress. It depicts a mysterious character called the Watcher and gives an image for a very short story. This was done digitally and I had fun focusing on the lighting, which creates a dramatic effect to make the Watcher seem more mysterious. The bright sunlight casts a shadow over him, causing him to have very dull colours, compared to the surrounding brighter colours. It was also interesting to experiment with the blur tool in photoshop, to blur out the background and bring more focus into the main character, much like a camera would.

Hope you like it!
Here’s a link to the short story if you would like a read! : https://caroljforrester.wordpress.com/?s=watcher&submit=Search

Watcher

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Carol J Forrester is a writer trying to be a better one. She’s currently working on her first novel ‘Darkened Daughter’ and attempting to put together a collection of poetry in the hopes of submitting to publication in 2020. She has a 2:1 BA degree in history from Bath Spa University, enjoys judo at least twice a week, and tries to attend poetry events around the Midlands. Her flash fiction story ‘Glorious Silence’ was named as River Ram Press’ short story of the month for August 2014 and her short story ‘A Visit From The Fortune Teller’ has been showcased on the literary site Ink Pantry. Her poem ‘Sunsets’ was featured on Eyes Plus Words, and two of her poems were included in the DVerse Poets Pub Publication ‘Chiaroscuro’ which is available for purchase on amazon. More recently her poem ‘Until The Light Gets In‘ was accepted and published at The Drabble and her poem ‘Newborn’ was published by Ink Sweat & Tears. She has been lucky enough to write guest posts for sites such as Inky Tavern and Song of The Forlorn and has hosted a number of guest bloggers here on Writing and Works.

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