Assessment Illustration Level 1

Contents: • A selection of my favorite work • Assignments • Reflection of the whole course • Tutor reports • Sketchbook A selection of my favorite work  A small description, few images and a link where you can get to the post with particular task and read more about it.  Exercise: The history of illustration Link: https://karen-loz.com/2015/05/exercise-the-history-of-illustration/ For

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Assignment five: Seven days

The brief The title is Seven days. These can be the seven days of the week or random days that tell a story. Your interpretation can be objective or subjective. You can produce seven separate, one large diagrammatic or a continuous strip illustration. You need to write yourself a brief that is clear and challenging

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Exercise: Educational strip

You have been asked to produce an illustrated strip of up to five frames for use in schools explaining to young teenagers how to cope with the onset of puberty. You can decide on which aspect you want to tackle. Due to the subject matter and the intended age group it is suggested that you

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Exercise: Travel guides

Your brief is to produce three illustrations for a series of book jackets, at the size of an existing travel guide, for the locations Istanbul, Helsenki and Milan. The client would like you to create illistrations in wich many elements are brought toggether in a diagrammatic way. They would also like the type to be

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Exercise: Working for children

Collect as many examples of imagery for children as possible. Group the illustrations you’ve collected into the target age groups. Include at least one image for each age group. Pre-reader Pre-school (3–5) Early reader (5-7) Established reader (7–9) and Older age groups At first sight it is hard to tell for children of what age

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Exercise: Packaging

Produce a series of illustrations for packaging to be used for a new range of organic biscuits for children. There are three varieties in the range Raisin, Choc Chip and Ginger biscuits. The client specifically wants three illustrations featuring extinct animals interacting in some fun way with a biscuit to be used on the boxes.

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Exercise: Text and image

Begin by taking each pair of words in turn from the list below and writing them in your own handwriting. Big /Small Fat /Thin Fast/ Slow Fun/ Boring Calm/ Mad Now write each pair of opposites in a way that is descriptive – use the shape and size of the word and the relative position

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Exercise: Editorial Illustration

Imagine that you’ve have been commissioned by the paper to create an illustration. Your task is to provide a visual interpretation of one of the headings below: How green is your food? The best restaurant in town. Loves me, loves me not Throwing your money away The object of my desire Finding your family history

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Exercise: Your own work

Most of the work you’ve created so far has been as a result of specific exercises with clear objectives defining the outcome. However, every drawing, every mark, every image you produce belongs to you and, as your property, has a potential value beyond the satisfying of a brief or exercise.   Go through the artwork

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Assignment four: Magazine illustration

This assignment should give you the opportunity to show off your developing style and use of tools and materials. Often illustrators working editorially for newspapers and magazines will be given a very loose brief such as this one. The conversation with the art director would normally reveal more about the complexion of the written article,

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