Finally I add highlights digitally with the brush tool. With some illustrations that can be a lot of work. This one didn’t involve much, mainly just catch lights in the eyes and the key around the cat’s neck.
Frank Belknap Long is the gentleman on the far right. After admitting that I hadn’t read much Smith yesterday I knew I’d have to do the same about Long so I reserved a collection of his stories from the library at the same time I reserved the Smith book. Long is creator of the Hounds of Tindalos and Chaugnar Faugn.