Working in Black & White

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In this exercise we chose a word to illustrate. I chose journey. The illustration could be of objects or in a ‘more narative style’. I started off with a mindmap of words relating to ‘journey’ and then expanded this with a search on Google to create a moodboard. I then sketched out some thumbnails based […]

The History of Illustration

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This exercise involved looking back over illustrators from the past and comparing them to illustrators working now. It was really interesting to visit the work of published illustrators, especially those whose work appeared in books read as a child. It was particularly interesting that E H Shepard was disatisfied with his close association with the […]