While thinking about character design, I was also giving lots of thought to what medium I’d use. Here are some experiments with digital colouring.
I was impressed to find that the digital drawing app I use, Leonardo, can do a very convincing pencil crayon effect:
In the end though, I decided I don’t have enough expertise with digital drawing to make a whole comic look as good as I want it to. Always one for the time-consuming and effortful method, I’ve plumped for gouache.