Just playing around with shadows and radial gradients in Adobe Illustrtor...
Practicing pen tool and gradients in Adobe Illustrator.
The illustration from Chapter 1 of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's (Philosopher's) Stone is originally a black and white pencil drawing: Harry Potter baby: original sketch I'm practicing vector illustration and decided to recreate it:
I just created a set of Adobe color swatches for autumn, and they are MUCH brighter than I thought they would be. Fall colors are bold, yes, but I certainly thought the Sesame Street/Crayola/preschool hues assigned to autumn were cliche. Surely nature is more muted and sophisticated? Surely I would be surprised at how many… Continue reading Adobe Capture and the Colors of Autumn
I'll own it. I'm bad at getting birthday cards out on time. My stepmother graciously celebrates 'birthday month,' insisting that I'm always on time, but I know better. And I just have to own it. So I do, with this card I designed. I just had a streak of orders for it come through on… Continue reading A Very Merry UnBirthday Card!