Monthly Archives: October 2009

Missouri Postcard Illustration

October 31, 2009

This is a gouache or watercolor project. Size is 4.5 x 6 inch. The actual illustration must be done at this size. Don't forget to include a bleed in your artwork for a overall size of what? The topic is Missouri. What you illustrate for this project is wide open. This project is inspired by … Read More

Sound illustration

This project is so simple, yet oh so hard. Illustrate a sound – any sound. I have examples to show you for this assignment. Remind me. Start thinking about this now, I'm looking for creative visual solutions, so don't be so literal – push the envelope. Size is 10 x 14 inch. Media: Gouache and/or … Read More

Deadlines for 10/26 – 10/30

October 23, 2009

Monday: 3 image Gouache Wash montage Wednesday: Tight Pencil Comp of World Record Poster Illustration Friday: I don't know, I'll make something up. Stay tuned.

New Project – World Record

OK, here's my long awaited post for the new World Record project Specs: 13 x 19 image/print size Topic: Pick a world record to illustrate. This cannot simply be a reproduction of a photograph. I'm looking for a creative visual illustration of the topic. Use exaggeration, metaphors, contrast, some principle or element that will highlight … Read More

Deadline Update

October 12, 2009

Revision to what is due. Wednesday – 3 image gouache montage and the midterm portfolio (by 5:00 p.m.) Monday 19th – 1 Tight pencil comp of the Conversation. 4 x 4 inch in size – mount Wednesday 21st – 1 Marker comp of the Conversation – 4 x 4 inch in size – mount

Conversation Illustration

October 7, 2009

The new project is to illustrate an overheard conversation between strangers. Have fun creeping around. This project is about the visual "story". Technique and stylistic decisions are yours to make. You have worked through two projects of story/character development and the pencil rough to marker comp development. I suggest you utilize these processes. Photography reference … Read More

3 Image Gouache Montage

So we looked at marker comps today. You may be re-comping or moving forward into final art. If I haven't approved your comp yet, bring it by and I'll look at it. Friday is a work day. Remember, I may be late for the first part of class on Friday and Matt will take role. … Read More