I still get to do some design work with my Americorps job. I appreciate having design experience and training as a tool that feels familiar and easy to use. It also feels good to be free of so much pressure with my designs. Yesterday I made this poster, today I got to lead an elementary [...]
Archive for the ‘Illustration’ Category
Well, I slept on it. Twenty-two iterations later, and this illustration is ready to present to the client!
Being able to spot what is working, and what isn’t, to be able to talk about that, and to be able to fix that is an ever-present struggle for me. I think it probably is for everyone. Part of it comes with experience, and part of it is sleeping on it. I know that I [...]
Animals in process.
A lot of people tell me they enjoy this folksy illustration style that I have. The work that I have the most fun making always gets the most positive responses, but in my mind I always think that my work should be very serious and minimalist, à la the International Style. I think following design [...]
Feeling almost overwhelmed by the amount of research I need to do. Three of my five classes have projects in the heavy research stage right now. I checked out 15″ worth of books from the library this week. It’s a lot, but I like learning (and books). Tasting Bobo’s. Twice this week. I feel like [...]