This is for Illustration Friday, July 15-21, Gesture Continue reading Monsta gesture
This past Friday’s Illustration Friday word was “sweater.” Continue reading IF: Sweater
As the graphic designer in the Communications office at Wheaton College in Norton, MA. I get to work on the Wheaton Quarterly alum magazine. The latest edition is available as a PDF, CLICK HERE to download a copy.
Not only to I get to design the magazine but I also get to do some illustration work. The cover and an eReporter’s Notebook are two pieces I did that illustrate different stories in this edition.
For the cover I began by reading the story. Not just once, but at least three times. I had to make sure that I ‘got’ the connection between post-modernist literature and physics. After a round of thumbnails it was time to get down to business.
Using the authors mentioned and the reading list at the end of the story I made a list of books to find at the campus library. I came back with over a dozen books, not to read but to photograph. I setup the books in different ways, stacked vertically, horizontally and sorted by literature and physics.
A friend was looking for a drawing of a rat. He’s just beginning a computer business in Ocean Grove, a section of Swansea, MA. It was a fun drawing to do. Continue reading Ocean Grove Rats