Collections: Drawing spoons

A collection of drawings from my sketchbook of my spoon collection. By drawing these i have found that the part of the spoon i am drawn to is the overall form and, as noted in the last set of drawings, I am I going to try to develop one or more characters based on the … Continue reading Collections: Drawing spoons

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A Summary of Illustration Application Module

During the Illustration Application module I have produced 6 illustrations for varying medias and using varying mediums. I tried to keep in mind both the tone and themes of the articles in question to create both an interesting and, where applicable, contemporary illustration that highlighted a key section of the articles text. In the 1st article, … Continue reading A Summary of Illustration Application Module

Library festival brochure cover 

I decided to add a page of text as the background as I didn't want to distract the viewer from the main illustration but felt there needed something behind the image as both a secondary tie in to books and library and also to make the background a least a little bit interesting. After trying … Continue reading Library festival brochure cover 

Library festival brochure cover

After success with some similar characters in a previous project, I decided to focus the illustration on books rather than Hereford and sketched a "book dragon" as an idea. I felt this could become a colourful bright illustration that would be attractive to both children and adults. I chose to cut each of the dragon individual … Continue reading Library festival brochure cover

Book Cover: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4

The final cover for this book hasn't changed much from the previous design however I have changed the drawing of Adrian to give it more "action" and to tie into the plot a bit more; with him dealing with the notion of love. I have changed the font to a more child-like handwriting as opposed … Continue reading Book Cover: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4

Book cover: To Kill A Mocking Bird

I created my final image for the cover using a stencilled screen print. I like how bright the colours turned out as previously when I have used opaque ink to print with the colour has been slightly  off. After scanning the print I fixed some of the imperfections; i.e. the dark areas around the nose and … Continue reading Book cover: To Kill A Mocking Bird

Book Cover: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4

After reading full summary of the book, I found I wasn't particularly inspired by any plot points so I decided to look at some other "journal" based books. Pinterest Board: https://uk.pinterest.com/bastianmoore/tsdoam/ I came up with a few ideas from the plot but then moved onto to the idea of using a journal page to create … Continue reading Book Cover: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4