Monday, January 25, 2016

monster illustrator wannabe

This week's assignment will be to digitally mimic the style of one of the illustrators below and make it a monster scene. These illustrators are traditional painters, google their techniques and try to match them. Match their palette, their brush strokes their, design elements etc. This assignment will be due on Wednesday Feb 3. 

Size is 13 TALL x 10 WIDE @ 300 dpi

Gregory Manchess
James Gurney 
Norman Rockwell
Andrew Loomis 
The Hildebrandt Bros.
Thomas Blackshear
Lucy Willcox Smith
Lizbeth Zwerger

Monday, January 11, 2016

Wood Panel Awesomeness

10W x 16W @200 dpi 

Use any's topic from the Dec 2015 archive.

We are creating a story panel that has the look and feel of a carved wood panel by using the bevel and emboss feature. You can also add wood grain or weathered feel to it.

Here are some examples of wood panels. 

Monday, January 4, 2016

Tarzan and his jungle

8h x 12w @ 300 dpi

We will be illustrating a scene from Tarzan and the jungle he lives in. The landscape and vegetation will be painted with brushes of your own design, ie: a fern brush, a palm brush, a brush brush, a rock brush etc. You can refer to any Tarzan resource for choosing the scene.