To The End - Poster Illustration

  • Cut,
    if need be,
    through thick briars,
    knots of brambles,
    tangled thorns,
    for the path 
    that’s yours to follow,
    must be trodden 
    to the end.

    Illustration of a Poem by Empress Shōken
    Taken from the fortune from Meji Temple
  • Initial Sketch
  • Texture building
  • Refined Line and Adding in Typography
  • Final Product
  • Recently i went to Japan and obtained a fortune from Meji temple. I was really inspired by it and decided to create an illustration for that as a reminder that nothing in life comes easy.