Finally, an illustration I did just for fun! Just a quick Harley Quinn fan art, pencil sketch, then worked up in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop CS3. Tried a bunch of new techniques with this one, think it worked pretty well. I’m sorely tempted to do more Batman fan art like this when I have some more free time. Photoshop was being SOOO slow when I was colouring this, but I’m just happy to have finished something quickly and of my own accord, haha.  

Finally, an illustration I did just for fun! Just a quick Harley Quinn fan art, pencil sketch, then worked up in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop CS3. Tried a bunch of new techniques with this one, think it worked pretty well. I’m sorely tempted to do more Batman fan art like this when I have some more free time. Photoshop was being SOOO slow when I was colouring this, but I’m just happy to have finished something quickly and of my own accord, haha.  

One of the double page spreads for my negotiated project at university - ‘The Zombie Survival Sketchbook’ - a 10 to 20 -page booklet of illustrations, notes and advice for surviving the zombie apocalypse based on the ideas presented in Max Brooks’ The Zombie Survival Guide. The premiss here is that it’s being produced by an individual who’s gone a teeny bit insane during the apocalypse, and their inflated ego deems it necessary to record the information they collect for anyone who should be lucky enough to find it. This particular spread is made to look as though it’s being recorded over the top of existing ‘family record’ pages from a local church. The messy, scrawly handwriting is my own. Currently working on pages like ‘DIY Weaponry’, ‘hideouts’ and ‘first aid’, too.

One of the double page spreads for my negotiated project at university - ‘The Zombie Survival Sketchbook’ - a 10 to 20 -page booklet of illustrations, notes and advice for surviving the zombie apocalypse based on the ideas presented in Max Brooks’ The Zombie Survival Guide. The premiss here is that it’s being produced by an individual who’s gone a teeny bit insane during the apocalypse, and their inflated ego deems it necessary to record the information they collect for anyone who should be lucky enough to find it. This particular spread is made to look as though it’s being recorded over the top of existing ‘family record’ pages from a local church. The messy, scrawly handwriting is my own. Currently working on pages like ‘DIY Weaponry’, ‘hideouts’ and ‘first aid’, too.

Quick and simple vector portrait of Twiggy for a friend. Just felt the need to do something productive today, even if it didn’t take too long and isn’t too refined. Finished this in one sitting, which is a rarity for me. Always liked this photo of Twiggy even though I don’t know all that much about her. Done in illustrator CS3.
Edit: couldn’t decide which colour scheme I liked best, so i just compiled them together instead. Looks pretty similar to Warhol’s Monroe prints this way, which is kind of interesting.

Quick and simple vector portrait of Twiggy for a friend. Just felt the need to do something productive today, even if it didn’t take too long and isn’t too refined. Finished this in one sitting, which is a rarity for me. Always liked this photo of Twiggy even though I don’t know all that much about her. Done in illustrator CS3.

Edit: couldn’t decide which colour scheme I liked best, so i just compiled them together instead. Looks pretty similar to Warhol’s Monroe prints this way, which is kind of interesting.

So, this is what I’ve been working on for the past couple of days. I’ve been commissioned to do a whole bunch of vector illustrations for a quiz that will be published in a  Science text/activity book aimed at 8-11 year olds. I’ve been using Illustrator (CS3) for quite some time now, which is lucky, as I have 16 to do in total, and the deadline is 5 days away. Here’s the first 6. Can you guess what they are? Well, I bloody well hope so. They’re not supposed to be incredibly detailed, just identifiable, colourful, and produced quickly. Lord knows I need the money! After this is finished I’m going to do some more stylized work again. Hopefully.

So, this is what I’ve been working on for the past couple of days. I’ve been commissioned to do a whole bunch of vector illustrations for a quiz that will be published in a  Science text/activity book aimed at 8-11 year olds. I’ve been using Illustrator (CS3) for quite some time now, which is lucky, as I have 16 to do in total, and the deadline is 5 days away. Here’s the first 6. Can you guess what they are? Well, I bloody well hope so. They’re not supposed to be incredibly detailed, just identifiable, colourful, and produced quickly. Lord knows I need the money! After this is finished I’m going to do some more stylized work again. Hopefully.