In this project, I set out to design a collection of cards for children under the age of 10, with the intent to encourage them to be creative and explore nature. I created only a single card design combining both traditional and digital methods of illustration. Organising a self-directed project came as a challenge but … Continue reading Evaluation
Before printing the final piece, I did some test prints, experimenting with colouring and size. I needed to edit some of the colours so they weren't too saturated or grey. It took a few tests to find a print I was happy with. This is the final print. The colours are saturated but not too … Continue reading Printing
I intend to sell my cards to the audience of parents. Though they are designed for children, a greeting card is typically bought by someone else, for them. I need to price them accordingly, so they I am able to make a good profit, around 20-25 percent. To do this I first need to gather … Continue reading Pricing
UPSKILL: How To Make Rubber Stamps This is an informational/instructional guide to making stamps and printing with them. The intent of this is to share my skills and knowledge to others so they can expand their own skillset and learn new things.
After making and developing each individual illustration, I am starting to put them together to form a suitable composition for a final card design. There are changes to be made that I will come across as I work on this as the illustrations may appear different together than I expected. This is the first of … Continue reading Making the final design
In this post, I will include all or most of my developmental work that will aid my final design. All of the work here will be done in photoshop or another program but other traditional processes including sketches and painting are evidenced in my sketchbook. Trees This design is an idea inspired by the classic polka-dot … Continue reading Development
Complete/update blog posts: Illustrated Character, Have at least 3 final card designs planned out/ready to make. - This will give me 2 weeks to make and print any tests and then the final products. Collect cardboard and buy paint I need for display. - These need to be made before 19th.