Showing posts with label Visual Arts. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Visual Arts. Show all posts

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

The Combined Federal Campaign Week 8

 


Everyone should know the joy of owning an abandoned gold mine that definitely does not have any gold in it and that's why you can't go inside.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

The Combined Federal Campaign Kickoff

 



Once again, I'll be creating a series of Abbott and Gooseberry panels that will promote the Combined Federal Campaign for a certain Federal agency. I think these are the toughest ones to do. They have to be mildly amusing, feature limited anarchy, and promote the different causes that people can donate to.


I think the limited anarchy is the hardest thing in the world to pull off.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

How it All Comes Together

 


This is a "shell" that I have drawn, colored in, and scanned. It's a large .tif file that I use in Photoshop. I may resize or rebalance the color, but what you see in a finished cartoon is a scanned shell with text added.

I came across this strategy by accident because the most difficult part of all of this for me is not the drawing, it's the lettering. By using Photoshop, I can speed up the process, reuse a drawing, and really edit and refine what goes into the panels.

Here are two examples of this used in the same shell.





That's all there is to it.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

The Combined Federal Campaign

This is a ten panel campaign that I was commissioned to do for the Combined Federal Campaign, which government workers use to organize their charitable donations. I'm not sure how many people have seen the campaign, but here it is.



















Friday, March 13, 2015

Watercolor Series

  I don't remember how this happened, so it's probably a repost of some kind. The idea was to incorporate some watercolor into the a...