Ferrous: Working with Blacksmiths Pt: 3 Development and Printing

Taking ideas from the last tutorial session I developed my idea depicting my blacksmith as a viking and refining the overall design and adding in additional imagery to highlight things that he likes for example a camera as he enjoys photography and adding an anvil to just reiterate the fact that he is a blacksmith. … Continue reading Ferrous: Working with Blacksmiths Pt: 3 Development and Printing

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Encyclopedia of Fantasy Beasts

I decided to create an encyclopedia about mythical creatures as this was a subject I knew a fair bit about and could have some fun with the illustrations. After looking through lists of some different creatures I decided I would do: Basilisk Cockatrice Dragon Kraken Leviathan Pegasus Unicorn Werewolf I chose as in alphabetical order … Continue reading Encyclopedia of Fantasy Beasts

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

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

As I was coming up with some initial ideas, I originally focused a lot on birds however after a group crit I decided to focus more on one of the first ideas I came up with; the two faces and the noose... As I began thinking the idea of birds was slightly overused, and the … Continue reading Book cover: To Kill A Mocking Bird

Editorial Illustration: “Just so much, and no more”

I have improved on some aspects of the design, i.e. making the Earth look slightly more strained and added a simple background in order to ground the image. I chose to use a simplified colour pallet of orange and blue, with the addition of black and white. I used blue and orange in particular as … Continue reading Editorial Illustration: “Just so much, and no more”

Editorial Illustration:”Just so much, and no more”

The design I created to re-illustrate the article¬†"Just so much, and no more" by Donna Meadows that featured in "Resurgence and Ecologist" magazine. The tone of the article suggested to me that the image should in some way show how "economics" is putting pressure on the Earth and if something isn't done then it could … Continue reading Editorial Illustration:”Just so much, and no more”