In “The Devil’s in the Details” Dan Mumford revealed his working process for creating comic illustrations. An eye opening detailed discussion of each step of his creative process revealed one of his beautiful illustrations for the Dark Knight series. His work is both visually compelling and creatively inspiring. Please forgive the quality of these photos. … [Read more…]
Developing personal projects is one of the most important things a designer can do with their spare time. It’s refreshing to know something you created is taking your vision and style to a new level. This was a commissioned branding project for a friend.
This weekend’s subject for watercolor painting is a mushroom forest. I am fascinated by the small vegetable and how it has been depicted in illustrations so keep reading if you’re interested in them too. I have assembled some fun resources in this article. Mushrooms historically have always represented something magical in fantasy. Why? Probably because … [Read more…]
After returning home from the Ernich painting class (which I write about here), I became inspired to create a small whimsical series of oil paintings. Driving along Pacific Coast Highway on Sunday afternoon, I passed the new commercial section of Huntington Beach called Pacific City. Red and yellow kites floated weightlessly against a beautiful azure blue sky. Reminded … [Read more…]