Custom GraphicsIllustrations, Custom Artwork & Vehicle Wraps
Illustration City of Calgary
- ⚙Illustration of the City of Calgary for the front cover of a Sherlock city map.
- ⚙Illustration needed to portray Calgary's most prominent & recognizable buildings.
- ⚙Colour scheme was to be designed using analogous colours.
Front Cover Illustration for Map of Calgary
This is a preliminary illustration of the City of Calgary designed for the front cover of the Sherlock City Map published out of Winnipeg. The design brief called for a fun and funky illustration style using analogous colours or colours that are similar to one another on the colour wheel. The bright colours depicted in the illustration reflect the energy and life of the city.
- ⚙Technical illustration of an aircraft created as an exercise to demonstrate a sense of realism.
- ⚙The aircraft was drawn up in Illustrator prior to the invention of the gradient mesh tool.
- ⚙Drawing can be scaled to any size without losing resolution.
Technical Illustration of a Cessna
The Cessna was originally created as an exercise to see how realistic a drawing could be made without the use of a gradient mesh tool. Utilizing a scanned image of the plane as a template, the illustration began taking shape by building layer upon layer, section by section, until the bulk of the plane was complete. Tiny details such as individual nuts and bolts were added last and can only be seen when the image is significantly enlarged.
Pop Can Illustration
- ⚙The client wanted their logo depicted on the side of a pop can.
- ⚙The can was illustrated so that a final design could be chosen prior to application on an actual aluminum can.
Pop Can Illustration
A promotional company wanted to depict their logo on the surface of a pop can. A series of illustrations were made so that a final logo design could be chosen prior to application on an actual aluminum can. This process saved the client considerable time and money.
- ⚙Original photo cropped to reveal only the face of a girl.
- ⚙Image was created by overlaying a scanned photo of the interior of a blue plastic barrel.
- ⚙Resulting contemporary image is very primal in nature.
Fine Art Portrait - Tribal Girl
A unique portrait was created by cropping a photo to reveal only the facial features of a girl. An image of the interior of a blue plasic barrel was scanned and overlayed on top of the cropped photo. The resulting image is a striking portrait that conveys a primal sense of contemporary tribalism.
Self Promotional Piece
- ⚙A creative self promotional piece using found elements at home.
- ⚙Design is bright, simple & attractive.
- ⚙Flowers were made from the photo of a snowboard.
Creative Self Promotional Piece
A poster and ad were designed as a self promotional to depict the concept of creativity. The photo of a snowboard was used to create the illusion of flowers blossoming in a vase. Through it's simplicity, the vibrant design makes a bold statement.
Superbus Vehicle Wrap
- ⚙A design was required for a full wrap of the city's first superbus.
- ⚙The design had to display the client logo, tagline, award and finished product.
- ⚙Graphics needed to be bright and had to flow seamlessly from one element to another.
Custom Vehicle Wrap for Superbus
A homebuilder required a design for a full wrap of the city's first superbus. Vibrant graphics were created to flow seamlessly from one element to the next incorporating various entities such as client logo, tagline and award. The flow ends abruptly at the peeling paper graphic used to cleverly reveal the interior of a finished home.
- ⚙The client required a full vehicle wrap for their newly acquired food truck.
- ⚙The design was to feature photorealistic elements with a tiki character surfing a wave in the middle of the ocean.
- ⚙Careful measurements had to be made in order to determine accurate placement of graphics.
Flyin' Hawaiian Vehicle Wrap
The client had a vision for their newly acquired food truck, an older model Purolator van. The wrap design was to included a tiki character surfing a wave in the middle of the ocean. With the exception of the tiki character, all graphics were to be photorealistic and depict various aspects of Hawaii.
Although many photos were used, extra time was taken in the masking and blending of the images to ensure that the final graphic looked like one scene.
Careful measurements had to be made in order to determine accurate placement of design elements as a template for this particular vehicle was not available. A large bleed was added to ensure that the completed design fit the vehicle properly.