Along the river

Along the river - student project

Hi!

I am so happy about this class as this is just what I was looking for.

 

Project:

The theme is "Along the River". I did my A-Z in German, as it felt more natural to me.

A= Abkühlung (cooling off)
B= Badekappe (swimming hat)
C
D = Dusche (shower)
E = 
F = Finster
G = Grosses Schiff (big ship)
H = Hin & Her (crossing)
I = Im Wasser (in the water.. )
J
K = Kaserne (local building)
L =
M = Möwe (seagull)
N = Nass (wet)
O = Oben (up)
P = Pharma
Q = Quarantäne
R = Rheinschwimmen (swimming in the river)
S = Sonnenhut (sun hat)
T = Trotti (scooter)
U
V = Vollmond (fill moon)
W = Windig (windy)
X
Y
Z

 

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My thoughts so far:

The limited color palette really helps to create consistency. 

I am not sure about the amount of details, maybe I should add more.

Handlettering: challenging 

I love using the templates to figure out the final composition and choice of colors. It helps a lot to figure out as many details as possible before starting with the final work.

Not sure about the context. Any ideas? ;) It is quite new to me to think in that direction. 

 

Some pictures of the process: Along the river - image 13 - student project

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_ Inspiration

Here is the overview of artists that inspire me:

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Tomi Ungerer:

Books for Children and Adults

- funny and poetic

- naive and at the same time realistic(?) - probably the combination of a childish and adult perspective

- working with a wide colour palette 

- storytelling

 

 

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Gosia Herba:

Posters, books..

Painting, drawing

- bold colors, reduced/very specific color palette  

- playful

- use of shapes, few outlines

- human figure, body

 

 

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Christoph Niemann:

Editorial?

In the examples above: painting

- reduced colour palette

- perfect use of shapes and negative space

 

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Claudia Melchor del Rio:

Drawing, wax pastels, markers

- colourful, lovely color palette

- use of shapes, line details added on top

- layered landscapes

- nature, architecture 

 

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And finally some more inspiration from my childhood, without further explanation...