Preliminary Sketches for the Book Project

Working through my sketches and roughs was an exercise in the process of elimination.  By the time I had finished the third series, I realized that my best idea was Darth Vader's Guide to Grass.  Because that's two entirely unrelated, even opposed concepts slapped unwillingly against each other.  Which is why it works, of course.  Of … Continue reading Preliminary Sketches for the Book Project

Pecan Pie Vodka Labels COMPLETE

I have created three (with one variation) labels to be used on a 750 mL flint bottle containing grain distilled vodka from a local micro-brewery.  Two of the labels are modern interpretations, whilst the third and its variation is a sleek take on an old-fashioned label design.  All the labels were created with a combination … Continue reading Pecan Pie Vodka Labels COMPLETE

Real solutions to my problems

It's really amazing what a full night of sleep can do to refresh the mind.  I woke up this morning ready to tackle my Real Problems, Real Solutions project again!  Per suggestions from my classmates, I'm going to retouch the tiger/horse and then create an image that will be used in a poster, brochure, and card. … Continue reading Real solutions to my problems

Take a beat…

And... when inspiration ran dry this week, this is what I did.  I nabbed a photo of Onew, the lead singer in the Korean group SHINee and played around with some double exposure techniques in Photoshop.  When I do something fun like this, I like to chose something that furthers my skill with the software. … Continue reading Take a beat…

Real Problems, Real Solutions

I love my Wacum Intous Pro Tablet, but I'm not comfortable enough with it to be fully creative.  This meant that I had to dig out my art supplies from the first semester from the pile of boxes in my room (I'm moving in March, slowly packing up my stuff).  They were at the very … Continue reading Real Problems, Real Solutions