Illustrations for "Stuck in the Middle"

This series of  illustrations were created for a new book "Stuck in the Middle" by a Canadian publishing company Ruqaya's Bookshelf. The book is telling about being a teen, living in a big family and being a better person, so it was very important to show children's emotions and details of their life so that it depicts correctly their characters and relationships between them.

The whole series consisted of 35 black and white illustrations for the inside and 2 (front and back) cover gouache illustrations. Black and white illustrations were created in Photoshop:

Cover illustrations were colored with gouache then scanned and cleaned up in Photoshop. This one is for the front cover:

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