Monday, July 12, 2010
Friday, July 9, 2010
Thursday, July 8, 2010
I generally avoid Photoshop but I am trying to make an effort to learn how to render/paint different textures and make them look life-like. I had trouble with the leaves... but the flesh of fruit is so easy to paint. It makes me feel skilled heh. For the first time I started without outlines (I have a very hard time drawing without clearly demarcated lines). Instead I blocked in large areas of color and built up the shadows and highlights, which is probably what most people do but I have a hard time since I work so much in Illustrator and am used to problem-solving a piece rather than building up through fluid, blending forms. Anyway, I'm happy with it. I'm going do a series of these relatively simple photoshop pieces that focus on texture, depth and color rather than likeness.
Wednesday, July 7, 2010
I've wanted to start a journal for a while now and since I'm entering Biomedical Communications in the fall, it's a good time to get organized. I want to have a space where I can post works in progress, finished pieces and sketches. I'm starting things off with a self portrait in Adobe Flash CS3.