The first Workbook starts off slowly, taking you through basic techniques, laying in flat colour, blending, streaking and glazing. Took me a while to feel confident, especially with flat colour. My first attempts were quite patchy until I realised that the colour needed to be built up and worked quite strongly.
The Marker Techniques workbooks created by Lee Woolery and released in the late 80’s, still contain essential information on this resurgent art form. I present here my progress through each lesson in the series, with the goal of producing my own creative renders, while translating these skills to a digital environment. Enjoy, SF d-)=
Hi internet, please help me fund my new personal design project on threadless by voting and or buying a t-shirt. I only need to sell nineteen more shirts to get the project fully funded and printed. This design takes its inspiration from both the Blaxploitation poster art of the 70’s and the iconic image of Che […]
This morning I received an email from Wally Franklin of the Oceania Project about a tragic subject that I’ve come across before – the consumption of man’s plastic waste by wildlife in the Pacific Ocean. Read the short press release below for more details or watch this beautifully crafted promotional trailer above. Press Release MIDWAY, a Message from the […]
KAPITZA is a multi-disciplinary design studio run by sisters Nicole and Petra Kapitza. I’ve been following them for a while now, especially love the fonts they produce. They are putting together a new pattern book called Geometric Two, a brilliant reference for any studio, full of luscious shapes and colours offering a superb source of inspiration for all […]
It was certainly a shock to lose such promising apps, especially after integrating them into my workflow. Funnily enough I found Collage the most useful app of the lot as it provides a quick way to build a mood board while working on design concepts. One thing that I think may have been overlooked in […]