Monday, 30 April 2007

'Cos we are living in a material world...


Here is something a little bit different. This is a character, Mary-Kay I created a couple of years ago. She started out just as a marker illustration, but I thought that was just a little too boring. So instead I created this collage from pieces of material.

I would like to say that I cut each piece of material out myself - but I can't. I tried, but it was too hard and too boring. Instead, I cheated and scanned in the original sketch of Mary-Kay, and various pieces of material. I then imported them all into Photoshop and used the sketch as a template to 'cut' or 'punch' through the material. And there you have it - Mary-Kay, material girl.

5 comments:

Graham McArthur said...

Very cool

Ces said...

Wow! you make fantastic illustrations. I like the portraits. I still have no clue how these digital images are created. I love your characters, Alice and Mary-Kay. I too have created an artistic character in pen and ink, Isabella, who lives in a moleskine notebook. She has big feet and loves shoes. Her tales are on my daily blog and she has written a post, sort of :-). Thank you for visiting my blog.

Lauren Kate said...

No worries, Ces. Thankyou for visiting mine.
I love the name Isabella - and what woman doesn't love shoes!!

Bearuh said...

Hey! I am stopping by to let you know I have started a new blog where you can win an award for your art work. I would be happy to have you as one of the first members! http://mondayartday.blogspot.com/

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