Monthly Archives: October 2013

It’s a new World record.

October 28, 2013

The assignment is to create a four-color illustration to be used in a two-page magazine article spread. The article is about World Records and the people who attempt and manage to set them. So, this is an editorial illustration and should have visual stopping power to keep the magazine reader from just flipping on past … Read More

Number 3

October 23, 2013

This is your next assignment to begin work conceptualizing. Illustrate the number 3. Media is open – your choice of any of the techniques we have been working with in class. You can use or not use photographic reference. I showed examples of this assignment during class today. I would like to see concept sketches … Read More

Refrigerator picks

October 14, 2013

Here are a couple of blog picks for the digital refrigerator. Derek Jones: Gouache Kristen Williams: Watercolor Derek Jones: Watercolor Becca Reitz: Watercolor

Product Illustration

October 8, 2013

New assignment for you. I need a product illustration. I need a tight illustration of a product (your choice – full image of the product – no cropping) that could be used in any number of various advertising devices. It needs to be able to hold up being reproduced in a 13 x 19 format … Read More

UPDATE: First Post-midterm assignment with purpose and reward!

October 7, 2013

So, if you have noodled throught the student gallery of this blog and on the art department website, you will have seen examples of Abraham Lincoln. Yes, this is the Lincoln competition assignment sponsored by the Univeristy. There are cash prizes involved if your illustration is selected. 1st place = $200.00 and 2nd place = … Read More