Friday, June 27, 2008
This is another piece from last semester, an editorial illustration inspired by the short story by Anne Enright. It's part-collage, part-painting - for e.g. the hibiscus flowers were all painted by hand and then cut out (yes, it was a bit fiddly) as were the buildings, meant to reflect the settings described within the story.
Here are some doodle pages from last semester's sketch book. One of the briefs was to come up with some images to be used on recycled packaging. Note my liberal use of cadmium yellow - my favourite colour of the moment - and birds lifted from Ernst Haeckel's Art Forms in Nature: