In amongst the summer live bookings I had some very nice studio jobs. Here’s two of them;
This was done in Illustrator using the calligraphy brush tool and the Wacom tablet and pen.
That’s the Mayor of Indianapolis on the left and the Governor of Indiana on the right up top looking disapproving.
It split right down the middle to open to this art;
These are only the illustrations, the outside had no type but the inside had all the party information placed in the gray wall area. I laid it all out and their in-house designer tweaked it with their own typeface choices. If they send me examples of the actual printed pieces I’ll post them later.
I used Corel Painter IX for this project. I like it’s ability to mimic real world art materials like pen and ink and marker coloring. I can get a smoother “ink” line using Painter than I can using Photoshop, which is the program I used before becoming comfortable with Painter.