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#48 LAYERS IN MY LIFE – PART 2

As a professional illustrator who works with Photoshop, layers are very important when I’m digitally illustrating. And for my Tillamookie Ice Cream Sandwich project, ice cream, chocolate and cookie layers were critical for my client, too! Continue reading

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#46 TILLAMOOK WAS ALL IT TOOK

I began my illustration blog in 2010 and it has been four years since my last post in 2011. I thought my art career was pretty much over but Tillamook was all it took to get me back illustrating again. Continue reading

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#39 I TOOK A SHOT AT ILLUSTRATING LIQUEUR

Illustrating liqueur flavors was simply a perfect project for me. As with many assignments, I never saw or tasted any of the products I illustrated. My first liqueur assignment never provided me with any printed labels, even though I was persistent in trying to get copies. I did receive a huge, cardboard display ad on my second project, though. Continue reading

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#38 IT WAS FRUITFUL BEING AN ILLUSTRATOR

From the beginning of my art career I specialized in still life imagery. Soon, I was illustrating a lot of fruit. Therefore, I not only considered my niche to be one of being a food illustrator, sometimes I’ve referred to myself as a fruit-label illustrator!
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#37 SOME UNUSUAL AND USUAL ILLUSTRATIONS, PART 2

As my illustration blog has evolved, I’ve shared tips, materials, techniques, and stories. I have plenty of food-related jobs that I could categorize. I’ve been doing that for many of my recent posts. For this post, I am sharing more variety. A lot of these projects are not “food-related.” The common factor for these jobs was my working process. As soon as the job was assigned to me, I sought out reference to follow as my “road map.” I submitted line drawings, marker comps, and once the art director sent me their comments – final art! If I was lucky, down the road I would get a printed “tear-sheet” of my illustration.
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