For the past few months I've been working with the fabulous team at POW! Kids Books in Brooklyn on Cynthia Garza's story called Lucía The Luchadora. I'm so excited to show Lucía to the world. She is feisty and full of flare! Here is a sneak peek into my process from watercolour pieces to digital completion. Lucía's reveal will come later.
Typical the watercolour painting happens first in separate pieces and then it all gets collaged together digitally.
Here is the Publisher's Weekly announcement:
And conveniently enough, ABC Hobart interviewed me in the midst of this project and featured me on the radio as well. It was very exciting! http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-05-25/new-york-artist-alyssa-bermudez-on-moving-to-tasmania/7443978