In short: to create an 8 x 10'' illustration for an article that you are interested in - one that moves you.
So I chose to do another health + children related article on how children should be doing (fun) exercises as early on in life as possible to not only promote healthy habits that will combat obesity, but also to promote correct bone and muscle development.
The article can be found here:
Originally I started painting my illustration using acrylics, but due to some time constraints I was running into I re-started and completed the piece using primarily waterproof coloured inks.
Here's the sketch:
Strathmore Bristol Smooth paper
8 x 10 inches
Rapidograph line work + Koh-i-Noor coloured inks + a little of gouache and watercolours for touch-ups