Art · Graphic Arts and Design

Illustrator Octopus: Using Tutorials to Push My Artwork to The Next Level

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?    

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Art · Graphic Arts and Design

Aesop Fables: Creating a Book Layout

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

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Transforming Scan Art: Simple Scans into Abstract Art

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

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Transforming Scan Art: Scanning 3D Items

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

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Graphic Novel Complete: Trials and Tribulations

Working on this comic from beginning to end involved a lot of work, and a lot of cursing during the late hours of the night. My troubles mostly stemmed from working with layers, distinguishing which layers I was working with and making sure I could work easily with what I had created. I also had… Continue reading Graphic Novel Complete: Trials and Tribulations