styles were explored when Black Egg redesigned Paul Bunyan and
Babe the Blue Ox. The client chose the heroic Disney-esque version,
but with modifications. The body was "beefed up", the
ponytail dropped and a beard added. Also the trees were made
taller so as not to make Paul quite so large. The client also
desired a happy carefree mood, so a clear blue sky was added
in the final piece. The slightly heroic pose projects a decidedly
the characters were drawn on paper, the coloring was done in
Photoshop. Some of the clouds and foreground trees were composited
from photographs for a more dramatic effect. The grass, background
trees and some cloud elements were added in Painter.
the Paul Bunyan pocket folder.