Thursday, November 20, 2008

Movie: The Reader

I saw the preview for this movie on Apple Movie Trailers and immediately came up with this idea. I have to say I was a little sick to my stomach and nervous creating the swastika in Illustrator for the image. Even though I understand this symbol predates Nazi Germany by thousands of years I still felt like I was somehow giving credence to those deadly beliefs, crazy I know. After hiding the file in a folder, within a folder, within a folder, using brighter and more interesting colors, I tried my best to redirect the viewers attention to the figures in the foreground. And from what I can glean from the preview these figures are the focus of the film. The movie stars Kate Winslet and Ralph Fiennes and is based on a best selling novel, it looks depressing but good. Enjoy the picture for what its worth.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Illustration Friday: Pretend

I'm not a kid anymore but I still love to "pretend" I am a martial arts expert, kicking ninja butt in the middle of a Japanese block print. So I drew it!!

Sunday, November 9, 2008

Illustration Friday: Wise

Everybody was running with the "wise-owl" thing, so I decided to go along with a bit of a twist. Meet my "Wise-Guy-Owl. (heh-heh)