Folio and HoI: Textures and Finalisations

Below is a collect of texture tests, further references and individual sections that will make up my final Sherlock Holmes illustrations. Development of Sherlock Holmes with textures   Coat textures   I used the marble texture below to make the tiles and bricks in Photoshop   Finalised window design with reference      

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Hay Festival: Final Image

My final image for my hay festival using scan wallpaper textures and Photoshop. I have reduced the number of golden apples as I felt the image was getting rather crowded. I like the textures, however on a small scale they make the image seem somewhat overly busy. I feel that when it is scaled to … Continue reading Hay Festival: Final Image

Hay Festival: Finalised Banner Design

Below is the final design layout for my banner. I have added additional objects to find and have started to decide on numbers as well, as of this design there is: 10 red riding hoods 3 big bad wolves 30 yellow/gold apples I feel like this maybe too many things and may end up at … Continue reading Hay Festival: Finalised Banner Design

Carousel Book: Circus Animals

One of the best books I have produced is the carousel book, or Japanese star book, on the theme of fairgrounds. I decided that I wanted to do circus animals as I thought I would be able to create an interesting and fun book. After drawing out designs for my animals, I cut them out … Continue reading Carousel Book: Circus Animals

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

How to Catch a Ghost

Given the task of creating a "how to book, I decided to make a book on how to catch a ghost. After discounting a few more serious sketches about how to catch a ghost I thought I would be keep pretty lighthearted and fun as some of the illustration I had been coming up with … Continue reading How to Catch a Ghost