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April 11, 2017

April A-Z : Illustration

Illustration : art that I make to express (mostly) my thoughts or ideas
— According to me

Adobe Illustrator : a program used by both artists and graphic designers to create vector images
— According to the web

Here is a illustration done in Adobe Illustrator. Click on the image for a larger view.

'postcards from the clouds'
'Postcards from the clouds' is completely drawn & colored in Adobe Illustrator with some slight additional bits (ie, the mist, the clouds, shading) done in Adobe Photshop

without photoshop addons - mouseover to see after

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10 comments:

  1. I am always amazed at the art that can be made using Illustrator. It is such a fun program but it takes talent to use the tool to create something beautiful. WeekendsInMaine

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  2. Lovely work, this is a good word for you!

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  3. Beautiful!
    I wonder what the6y are writing on their many, many postcards?

    Believe In Fairy Stories: Theme - Folklore & Fairy Tales

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  4. So creative!
    I've never used Adobe Photoshop and have no idea how it works.
    Writer In Transit

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  5. I like how you combined your creative approach with the more abstract, technical side!

    I have no experience with Illustrator, Photoshop and the like. I wish I had, though. So many possibilities! Just found a free app the other day that allows you to play with colors. I needed it for a special projects that is due by the end of this month. Yes, I'm doing other stuff than A-Z.

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  6. I love the illustration. Even more because it is about postcards!

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    Eva - Mail Adventures

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  7. Amazing as always. i so loved the postcards, like the one with the umbrellas facing down, raining them , as it were, while the card itself tumbles down. Great imagination here.

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  8. They are both lovely. I have never learned how to create art this way. You are so good at it. Each postcard shows enough to make me want to see all of it.

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