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Here comes the sun…

This is what happens when you spend too much time at Starbucks… You get songs stuck in your head.

The original idea started out as a random doodle while chatting with my friends over the  weekend. A little time in Illustrator to clean it up, and re-tool some of the letters, and some fun with Photoshop, and here it is; the final poster.

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Ligne, in production!

Creating a type specimen book for my newest (and first) type family, Ligne.  Next up, a few posters for the Senior Exhibition in a couple of weeks.

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Things are slowly starting to come together.

Preview Ligne.

 

Another semester over.

I’ve been silent here for a few months. Things got pretty busy and the commute into the city everyday was exhausting. But now the semester is over, and I’ve got a few months to work (hopefully. Someone hire me!), and do some of my own personal projects that got put aside this past year. Yay!

I hand-made a screwpost portfolio for my end of the year review, and for never building a book before, I have to admit I’m pretty happy with how it turned out. I even hand-painted the logo on the cover.

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new week, new project.

Working on masks this week, 3D and in Photoshop…

I’ve decided to make a mask of mirrors, after a conversation I had with a friend. Here’s a few photos of the progress so far. I still need to paint the left side (waiting for the grout to dry) and attach something to make the mask wearable, since we have to photograph ourselves in the mask as part of the project.

 

what I’ve been up to lately…

New school, new projects, and no sleep.

here’s some stuff I’ve been working on.

Illustrating the alphabet. Some of the letters got out of order, I’m not sure how to fix that, but you’ll get the idea.

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a quick little post…

Stopping here for tonite. I think its best before I start mak... on Twitpic
WIP Pencil, 18x24in. Final project for Drawing 2.

Been busy all weekend trying to catch up on the last few projects for class. One week left until graduation. And every time I think of it I get all teary… I’m gonna miss that place, and the people.

stuff and things…

toucan

Colored pencil sketch, unfinished.

 

self portrait

Soft pastels on bristol. Self portriat. Not really sure if I like this yet.

random updates…

Just a few things I’m currently working on…self prtrait, ear.

(Yet another) Self portrait. This is in just the beginning stages. Yes, its a wonky cell phone picture again… My camera is busy with another project at the moment. (See below.) I thought I was going to try this in pastels, but somehow I just kept continuing on in pencil… We’ll see what happens, maybe I’ll try both.

This is going to be a series of water drop/splash photos… the set up was pretty tricky for this one. I ended up with a baking pan since none of my bowls were wide or deep enough for the lenses I have and I couldn’t get quite the right distance away. Seems the combo of this bread pan and my 55-200mm lens and a couple of clamp lights are doing the trick… but its tough to get that lens to move fast enough to catch the action.

conceptual

Some more classwork. Not sure if I’m hitting the mark with these, but still need some more photos so maybe the next batch will produce something a little better…

I don’t think this is some of my strongest work to date, but they are kind of interesting…

phone-keh

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More in my Flickr photostream.

 

 

Illustrator Tree [WIP]


Illustrator Tree [WIP]

Originally uploaded by F.Scala

More progress…. its getting there, slowly.I still think the main tree looks more like Charlie Brown’s Christmas tree than the tree in the original photo. And I added some random trees to the background that aren’t really in the original photo as well, bit the pine trees are rather difficult to recreate, so I placed in some oak-y looking ones instead.

I can’t even tell you how many hours I’ve been working on this. I’ve lost count, but its getting up there in the high single digits at this point.

The picture I used for reference is Gele by =jjuuhhaa on deviantArt
http://jjuuhhaa.deviantart.com/art/Gele-49314349

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