Our 2D Designer Marvi Manzoni took on the Huevember Challenge!





Fancy a little colour in your life? Well, look no further because we have a doozy of a treat for you!

Today, we're looking back over the epic body of work created by our very own 2D Designer, Marvi Manzoni, as she took on the 'Huevember' challenge last month.

Huevember is an art challenge that takes place in November with the goal of completing one drawing each day, for all of November, in a given hue.

Each day is linked with a certain hue – you can use all the colours you want in your drawing as long as the hue of the day is the main visible colour of the image. The challenge was started by a student of Gobelins who enjoyed the challenge of Inktober so much that he wanted to carry it into November.

We caught up with Marvi to look through her work for Huevember and ask a few questions about what was involved in such a behemoth challenge:

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Why did you opt to use various movie scenes as the theme for this challenge?

Marvi: Everything started at the end of October. I wanted to do some fan art of Pride and Prejudice, my favourite book and one of my favourite movies. And I was also considering taking part in the Huevember challenge, as I had in the past 2 years but which I never had the courage to see through.

Then, I had the idea of merging the two things together, this way I would already have a subject and I could just focus on the making of it! 

How hard was it to find a scene to match each colour?

Marvi: It took 3 days to find movie shots that matched every color on the hue color wheel. I made a file with all the movie thumbnails and put them near the colour swatches, to be sure everything was working. 

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How did you manage to draw a polished illustration every day?

Marvi: Each illustration took me 2-3 hours, it’s not impossible with good planning and A LOT of will power.

Which Huevember piece was the toughest to make and which is your favorite?

Marvi: Probably the Indiana Jones piece, it was near the end of the challenge, I was tired and the character wasn’t as I wanted it!

My favorite is the first Mummy piece! I like the colours and how I designed Jonathan!

Marvi's favourite 'The Mummy'
Marvi's favourite 'The Mummy'

What tools did you use?

Marvi: I used Photoshop on my Cintiq most of the time, it’s the combination I am most comfortable with.

I also did some of them on my iPad using Procreate!

 

If you want to check out Marvi's Huevember artwork and all her other fantastic projects on Instagram, please visit @marvimanzoni


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