Picked up this pretty thing from Yarn Harbor yesterday. A kettle dyed single ply from Malabrigo. Also, my parents fire place. :) So cozy. #knitting #yarn
I took a digital illustration class on Skillshare! We were given the choice between illustrating the words “quiet” or “loud”. I ended up doing a word list for each option and kept being drawn to the idea of “quiet”. Specifically the kind of quiet you feel while camping and being outside in the woods at night.
Here are images detailing my process, from sketching through the final picture.
I was much less interested in the technical content of this class (they get into Adobe Illustrator) and more interested in the color and layout portions. I also liked the instructors approach to starting a piece. I need to do more word lists and mood boards. It was such a huge help!
Fantasy lady number two! This was a fun one. I really wanted to focus on repeating shapes - specifically curves (like a bow) that flowed into sharp points (like an arrow) and carry those through her entire design.
I think I may do a knight next. I feel like that would complement the others well. (Also, reading Game of Thrones has put me in that kind of mood.)
"The motion of knitting isn’t all that different from the motion of plugging away at your smartphone all day. Except knitting promotes focus, and the phone promotes distraction."
Had to reblog. I love Humans of New York. They had to run into a knitter sooner or later. :)
I’m thinking about doing a series of fantasy ladies for Spring Con. (I’m thinking stickers and postcards and whatnot.) Here is a blue orc gal.
Some early designs I did for an animated project at work. Figured I’d start posting more of this stuff since it’s been building up over the past year.
I cut together a new demo reel. Thought I’d share it.
A slightly better picture of the pair of gloves I knitted last month. I really love the yarn, but it’s hard to photograph…
Postcards I’m going to attempt to sell at a church craft fair. Some camp friends and I will be splitting a table. It’s mostly just a “hang out with friends and bond over crafty things” event, so no pressure really. I still can’t decide if I like the pattern or the single group of birds better. I have a whole month to find out though.