Monthly Archives: October 2010

Product Illustrations Blog picks

October 29, 2010

Here is the fresh batch of blog picks for the Product Illustration.  Reina Koyano Becky Hernandez Emma Dunlap Julianne Gross   Rocio Hopson

3 Image Gouache Montage

October 27, 2010

This project is about working with gouache and the techniques you have just been introduced to. Pick three non-related images and assemble into a single unified composition. You can use acquired images or shoot pics yourself. Size of original 10 x 12.5, Size out final output (inkjet) 8 x 10. 80% of the original. We … Read More

Post mid-term project – Product illustration

October 22, 2010

So, although the Red Barn pamphlet project was a significant project for you to try to execute at an approveable level… This new project is our first post-midterm assignment. What is needed by your "client" is a tightly rendered illustration of their product (you pick the product or… name your own poison). No painted backgrounds, … Read More

October 14 Blog Picks

October 14, 2010

I found some more fine examples of your work on the blogs. You are doing a better job. Here they are.   Nice watercolor composition, use of positive and negative space: Rebecca Fels Nice watercolor exercise especially the lower portion of the horse's feet and shadow and splatter: Erik La Londe   Oops… Correction: Nice … Read More

Damn, I’m so behind on blogging!

October 13, 2010

Catching up on my posting info. Friday is a work day on the Gouache pick-out exercise. Bring your supplies and boards to work on in class. Monday is the final illustrations for the Red Barn festival. Have them completed, scanned, blogged and in pdf format to turn in to me. We shall see how they … Read More

Wednesday Picks

October 6, 2010

Emma Dunlap Rocio Mauricio Reina Koyano  

Client Color Comp

Red Barn, full-blown, tightly rendered color comp is due on Monday. Have everything resolved in the comp for the client to approve… compostition, color, technique and style. Can't move forward until you get them to sign off. Make it good.

Friday thangs

So, OK, for Friday… Two more 8 x 10ish wash-line/line-wash watercolors (topic is your choice) once again. There is some improvement going on with what I am seeing, but you have to do them with the intent to accomplish something that looks good.  Keep working to find that technique you can pull off consistently, then … Read More

What are we doing or I have a plan.

October 4, 2010

For Wednesday… we are looking at 2 more 8 x 10ish watercolors, topic and technique your choice. Make them look good. Also looking at color comps of the two Red Barn illustrations. Keep in mind the formats you have to work with. This would be an approval point for you as an designer/illustrator. Can't move … Read More

Some more Picks

Two picks from the blogs. The Rebecca's – 8 x 10ish watercolors.