This illustration related to the fact that Marmoset converse in a very human fashion. In this narrative the marmosets are sharing in a conversation between each other. The word bubble is a representation of a fruit, which marmosets share. Visually illustrating the idea of "sharing a meal" and "sharing in a conversation" Something unique to both marmosets and humans. link to the article which inspired me to do the illustration.
The process to create this image was very straightforward. I drew on paper with graphite, and designed the entire illustration in pencil. I scanned the drawing and used it as a reference. Once the image was painted, the values were pushed digitally. With a resolved drawing, I was able to get all the guesswork out of the way.