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#43 ILLUSTRATING YOGURT MADE ME CULTURED, PART 2

For this post about yogurt, I am sharing the illustrations that I did for Darigold. Since I have most of the original paintings for this project, I have provided many close-ups. Certain flavors required more design development and my line drawings indicate how the illustration was cropped. Continue reading

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#21 REPRESENTING MY MISTAKES

I’ve had some close relationships with my artist representatives. It’s interesting how I was able to get to know their voices so well, without ever meeting them face-to-face. The rep that I’ve had the longest, Barb, I’ve only met twice.Breaking up with an agent was almost always very painful; almost like breaking up with a boyfriend!
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#20 IN A PICKLE!

I’ve written about mediums, techniques/tips, and materials. My posts to this blog will now move forward to anecdotes and information about the many kinds of jobs I did through my thirty-year career as an illustrator. My job for Del Monte pickles was a breeze. There was never a “dill” moment. I like puns, as you can tell! Continue reading

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#19 JUDY’S STUDIO TIPS – PART 3

Utilize an under-painting to keep the brightest color fresh. For example, the shadows on a banana can be painted first with light tones incorporating the complementary color, purple. On a red apple, sometimes I’ll do the under-painting in green. Experiment! Continue reading

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#18 THE ROMANCE OF BOOK COVERS

For this post, I’m going to share some book cover projects. I didn’t do many, but I enjoyed painting them, especially the ones with flowers and leaves. Continue reading

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#17 TEACHING AND LEARNING

I enjoyed teaching illustration to college students when I was an instructor twenty-five years ago. When I was teaching in the mid-1980’s, I devoted myself to creating demonstrations and I freely shared my techniques. My students utilized a multi-step process I developed. By using the same materials I used and following my process, their results were consistently successful. Continue reading

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#16 A MATERIAL LIST

Illustrating traditionally has become rare. However, in the interest of sharing my outdated technique, I am going to list some materials. I am not sure how long those art supply stores will continue to carry these! Continue reading

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