As the start of the two week degree show build commences, illustration have gotten together to build the gallery walls for our part of the show. Although this time is stressful, there is a lot of hard-work and teamwork going on. This is great for curation and DIY practice as it has helped me learn… Continue reading Degree Show Build
I have created a series of mini books to help present the process of my tabloid making, from the ink and colour scheme to the grey palette I used during the digital editing process. I printed the digital ones out on different paper as a test to see how the colours will come out on… Continue reading Colour and Process
As well as painting, drilling, sawing and measuring in preparation for the degree show, I have also been creating the display for my tabloids. I plan to have speech and thought bubbles floating above the plinth or surface in which my tabloids will sit. This is so that when someone is reading my tabloid, it… Continue reading The Purpose of The Speech Bubbles
My tabloids arrived today! The colours came out very nicely the 55gsm paper, and I love the added newspaper-esque black tab in the top corner of each page. It will be very interesting to see how they work in a gallery environment. I hope that what I have planned for them is successful. The size… Continue reading Tabloid!
Just got my website up and running! So far it doesn’t have much more than just my professional portfolio on it, but I look forward to adding more as I create new projects in the future: helentowrie.com
Over the past few days I have been putting together my professional portfolio. I have chosen images that I think reflect my skills as an artist and illustrator, and represent the variety of medias I am able to work with. Unfortunately, I cannot find any acrylic etchings I am happy enough with to add, which… Continue reading Professional Portfolio
This is the remake of the people’s favourite; the crocodile one. I redrew the crocodiles face and tidied up the transition between the character and the crocodile.