I recently got a request to make art for my niece's bedroom. My sister requested drawings of butterflies, three of them, to go over her daughters dresser/changing table. She wanted them to look similar to the butterflies on her daughters bedspread. She liked the look of the grey and pink and was thinking that the… Continue reading Creating Butterflies Part 1: Exploring Mediums
I've been messing around in Illustrator for the past two nights. I want to try and learn how to make my illustrations and artwork pop and look amazing and fabulous. Watching https://youtu.be/YFxFgMp2_jk helped with adding texture to my work! I'm so glad for tutorials! Which do you prefer?
Assignment: Aesop Fables Book Goal: Create a two page spread in InDesign for an Aesop Fable of your choice utilizing all of the techniques we have learned over the semester. This was the project from the beginning of the semester I was looking forward to the most. While we didn't get to publish it in… Continue reading Aesop Fables: Creating a Book Layout
Out of all the scans I made, I decided to transform these two images. I found them to be the most visually interesting. I wasn't completely sure the direction I wanted to take with my images. I decided to keep the images simple. I first used a crystalize filter, and then I used the… Continue reading Transforming Scan Art: Simple Scans into Abstract Art
The first task of the Scan Art Project was, of course, to scan 3D items on a scanner. I had no idea that you could do this, so it was cool to try out and experiment with different 3D items and to see how they would react with being scanned. While 3D items like my hair… Continue reading Transforming Scan Art: Scanning 3D Items
Woah! First assignment already! This assignment was pretty simple. There is still so much to Photoshop that I need to learn and understand. The one thing that surprised me about Photoshop was that you could create your own images rather than just using it as an editing software. It was fun to play around with… Continue reading RGB/CMYK Project
Spring semester has begun! Time to get back in the saddle with my blog (and come up with a better, more unique name). I will mainly be updating with Graphic Design Skills posts, but I am also taking Studio Photography. Looking forward to a new semester and a new chapter in my blog!