Flower Power | Skillshare Projects

Sylvia Morris

abstract, but still well read.

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Flower Power

Revisions

Thanks for the feedback, Ed!

Interestingly, I had intended for the background to be pale blue, and started it off that way. But then when I was in the doldrums I threw in the brown to see things differently and liked the earthy enviro feel of it. I never considered going back to the blue though, which probably should have been a consideration, regardless of where I landed... The blue gives it a clean freshness which is really nice.

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I'm not such a huge fan of the white background. It's nice how it disappears back into the article, and makes it feel a little more unified. But I think it's missing a little something... Here for comparison, anyway.

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I personally was a little disappointed with the initial border/finish of the brown, but I didn't know how to fix it. Overnight I had the idea to make it look even more like it was drawn on ripped paper. Then when I did the alternate blue version I really liked the extra background elements. So with both those tweaks there's a brown version I'm much happier with too!

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Thanks again for a great lesson + assignment + feedback!

Sylvia

 

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Finished!

Dear Ed,

Thank you so much for the quick response, it really helped me force myself to be punctual and finish this in a day! It was a fair struggle, but I'm glad I pushed myself :)

Let me know if you have any feedback,

Cheers,

Sylvia

 

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Final illustration in situ!

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Final image without text:

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Sketches

Option 1: Portable Power 

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Option 2: Light in the Jungleff114de6 

Option 3: Holding Light
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If anyone's still taking the course I'd love feedback. Ed, if you're still reading these: I've really appreciated this class. I've been thinking/trying to add editorial illustrations to my portfolio for ages, but I never really knew where to start. So thanks, this has been really helpful!

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