Monday, 10 June 2013
|Standing infront of my work, very happy!|
|My boards at the University of Lincoln Illustration Degree Show|
|Final Major Project, The Snow Queen|
|Competitions and Professionalism|
|My brother Alastair and I|
|My Mum and I|
Friday the 31st of May was the opening night of my degree show. The University of Lincoln illustration degree show is running until the 14th June 10am-4pm (excluding Sundays) so come and have a look! Overall, I am happy with my work on display and very excited about perusing a career in illustration.
|Polar bear, snow flake Guard of the Snow Queen|
|Great porcupine, Snowflake Guard of the Snow Queen|
|Twisted Serpent, Snowflake Guard of the Snow Queen|
'For they were alive, and were the guards of the Snow Queen, and had the strangest shapes. Some were like great porcupines, others like twisted serpents with their heads stretching out, and some few were like little fat bears with their hair bristled; but all were dazzlingly white, and all were living snow-flakes.' The Snow Queen 1845 By Hans Christian Anderson
A series of three drawings based upon the above passage of text taken from Hans Christian Anderson's The Snow Queen. I created this Guard of the Snow Queen series of illustrations using the mixed media of pencil and fineliner pen, marbled paper and Adobe Photoshop. After experimenting with paper marbling, I edited my favourite marbled pattern on Photoshop to create a symmetrical, Kaleidoscopic pattern to resemble the Northern lights above the Snow Queen's palace. These illustrations form part of my Final Major Project which was based on The Snow Queen. The target audience was sophisticated adults and the illustrations could possibly be used within a collectable edition of the book.