Drawing your characters near or on the opposite side of a window is a great way to show the piece’s setting by adding things like condensation, rain, or snow. It’s also a great way to give your illustration a mysterious or melancholic atmosphere as you’re very much putting a barrier up between the characters and the rest of the world. What – or who – lies just beyond the glass?
Manhattan Cafe (from Umamusume: Pretty Derby) looks less than exuberant as she gazes out of a window made foggy by the rain.
Are you longing to see just what sort of worlds lie beyond some of the windows below?