Pen Portrait

Having winter break to relax and step away from my college courses, I decided to go back to drawing and portraiture. I have always done portraits in pencil, so I decided to change my medium and work with pen. I didn't know how to create values or texture through pen, but then the more I … Continue reading Pen Portrait

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Cultivated Carson

For our final project in my graphic design class we were able to choose a famous, successful graphic designer whose work inspired us. I chose David Carson, a graphic designer who is known for his grunge typography style and many other successful characteristics. We were to create, through the software Adobe Illustrator, a modular grid … Continue reading Cultivated Carson

Contemporary Portraiture pt.2

This is the second painting to my Contemporary Portraiture series. I have been interested in painting older people, recently, because of the details in their face and the multitude of texture and linear quality. I attempted to paint the portraiture in an impressionist style, but still somewhat realistic. It is interesting how every layer of … Continue reading Contemporary Portraiture pt.2

Vintage Travel Poster

This piece was created in my Visual Design Systems class. We studied vintage travel posters from the 1920s-30s and saw how these posters each had an underlying armature to develop a successful design. We were also limited to a 5 color scheme palette, considering that was one of the main reasons why vintage travel posters … Continue reading Vintage Travel Poster