Adjusting the Sails

Adjusting the Sails - student project

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Hi Tom,

Thanks for a great class and project!

Your techniques of observational vs ideation drawing modes were super helpful. I often struggle to simplify/stylise my work and it's something I'm trying to finetune as I focus more on illustrative work. The advice on iteration was a great reminder too, as well as sketching with confident continuous line, as soon as you said it, I realised I've always sketched really vaguely with hesitant strokes. It made such a difference and it's something I'll be taking with me moving forward.

I did attempt to follow your photoshop process and practice something outside my comfort zone, but after over a decade working in Illustrator, it felt more natural and expedient to make the finished art there.

All the best!

Keren

Keren MacFadgen
Illustrator + Designer + Teacher
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