Category Archives: Final Illustrations

Stamp of approval

OK. Our new assignment is to illustrate and design a stamp series (series of 4 stamps). The topic of the stamps can be commemorative, collectable or stamps pertaining to your personal heritage. The four stamps cannot simply be one illustration used four times in each stamp… no, no, no, never that simple. You can use … Read More

As Promised.

Here is one example of the #5 assignment a student did a couple of years ago. Except it was the #7 assignment for them. I'll try to dig out more. No promises.

3-Image Gouache Montage Hall-of-Fame

Here are a few refrigerator pics of previous montage examples.

Taking it to the next level

From the 50 or 60 line-art drawings we have been working on since the start of the semester… Go through and pick out the three best 5.5 x 8.5 line art drawings you have done. Bring these three drawings in on Friday to show me. I want you to redraw the small line art drawings … Read More

Final Portfolio Specs

OK, here is what I need from you for your final portfolio. This is due on our final. I have counted up the "projects" we have worked on and here is the list of what we have accomplished. Facebook Profile illustration Group/Event Poster illustration Red Barn pamphlet illustrations (cover and inside) Product illustration 3-image Gouache … Read More

Product Illustrations Blog picks

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

Some more Picks

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

A Pick from a Blog

Here is one illustration I found on Reina's blog. It was the previous 13 x 19 watercolor. It is a good example of line and color working in tandem. If you blog, I can go picking for the illustration blog. BLOG, BLOG, BLOG.

Pickings from the blogs

I'm posting some of the self-portraits that I think are excellent demonstration of the line/wash, wash, wash/line techiques we have been working on for the last couple of weeks. Although everyone was working with the same base technique, you can see the variety of style and emphasis in the way the line/wash techinque was applied … Read More

Inkjet Output

So for next Monday (plenty of time, almost leisurely amount of time), you will have 2 inkjet printouts of your 8 x 10 kick-butt line art illustrations (printed on an 8.5 x 11 paper). Mount on black foam core – 1 inch border. Didn't mention this in class. Who is reading my blog?