Illustration can be used to visually represent a particular topic, an aspect of your marketing or to create an eye-catching image that will draw people’s attention and get you noticed.
It produces stylised artwork with a unique visual appeal incorporating a wide range of design skills and experimentation.
Illustration is useful for commissioned artwork (like cd / dvd covers), where you need something original created, as opposed to using royalty free images or generic photographs.
Bespoke illustration can be tailored to your needs to provide a unique feel to any advertising or for a personalised work of art.
I prefer to have a relatively specific brief when there are tight deadlines, so that I have a good idea of what is needed from the start. This enables me to create exactly what you’re looking for.
Where there is scope for creative freedom, I enjoy experimenting with various styles to produce a truly unique result.
Get in touch to discuss your ideas so I can talk you through the process and possibilities.
Here are some of the illustration methods I use.
Digital painting can produce very stylised artwork and add a distinct element of individuality to your advertising. It usually starts out with a sketch which is then coloured and developed within Photoshop.
Image manipulation is a great way to produce stunning illustrations. This involves making a completely new image out of preexisting photos, scanned in elements or anything else you can get your hands on.