Peppiate Sharpe asked Liquid Stuidios to
fulfil the ongoing cartoon requirements of Granada Medias
premiere youth website - Swapit Shop.
The site was site was a virtual auction,
where children could buy and sell unwanted items using swapit
points. As well as the Auction areas, Granada also updated
news sections everyday using their in-house editorial team.
Due to the
topical nature of this content, and the
age bracket of sites many users, cartoons were used to accompany
the stories. Quite often, briefs were not delivered until
after 11am, with the finished images needed for the news teams
own cut-off point - 4.30pm the same day.
Due to the very tight deadlines on the illustrations,
and the additional restrictions placed on the images by their
target medium (palette of the images, data size etc) each
of the cartoons was sketched by hand, then coloured and output
You can see examples of this work on our
digital folio, which you can download for either Mac or Windows