MOOD BOARD 1-classic -sparkly/glittery -bold red, green and gold -bright/glossy -wonderland/fun
mood board 2-vintage -faded/muted -reminisce -collection -newspaper/story/narrative
Research on Illustrators and editorial magazines.Joanne Poon
This was a poster designed by Joanne Poon for a circus event! I love how all the colors helped to make the event look inviting and fun! The poster along with the other information templates looked unified and belonging to each other too. I think that it is a very successful poster not only because Read more →
Varoom MagazineVaroom – the illustration report, is a unique large format publication commenting and discussing the contemporary illustrated image in depth. It publishes interviews with illustrators, the ongoing issues, sparks critical conversations within the illustrators/artists/designers. It features the most impressive works biannually pushing forth great illustrators into the limelight.
I believe this magazine is suitable for illustrators, designers or just people Read more →
Here’s a Korean artist I first encountered and immediately fell in love with at the (very inspiring and absolutely life changing!!!) Seoul Illustration Fair last summer. Although he’s not specifically an editorial illustrator, I don’t think that his work would be out of place in a magazine layout or even cover illustration. Read more →
CHILI PADI GIRL
A portrait of myself. Just like the Chili Padi (Small Chili) I’m small and I look harmless but if you irritate me.. i’ll BITE!
Style & Composition: This was a nickname my dad gave me when he disturbed me when I was younger and I snapped back. First Impressions of me are always Read more →
not really in any particular order or category/theme, but really whatever came to my head:
bubble tea (addict) / cat lady / aquarius / coffee / crafty (scissors?) / procrastinator / indecisive / awkward / cultural / hoarder / flowers! (chrysanthemums/peonies) / sea / spectacles / kitsch / messy / boooooksssss / death cab for cutie + postal service Read more →
As a prelude to the self-portrait exercise, we partnered up and did a quick sketch of our partners. It’s been a while since I drew analog so this was a great activity to get things started 🙂 I think that doing everything digitally (and also the undo/redo key) has made my working style even messier and I Read more →
Hello! Here is the process of completing the final piece. Knowing that I wanted to create intricate borders, I knew that I had to draw it out on paper. For the borders, I referenced sea anemones and corals as I also love the sea.
Afterwards, I went ahead and sketch used a wacom to trace the lines out on illustrator. Read more →
After the feedback from last week’s session, I decided to change my style into a more Tim Burton-ish style. His illustration is cartoony but representing twisted and dark feeling from it, which I think would be suitable for my concept.
Some of these drawings are not drawn but Tim Burton, but these are the kind of style that Read more →