Monday, May 17, 2010

Graphic Design for Entertainment

The second project of the term for Graphic Design for Entertainment was to design a series of pieces for the movie, Guys and Dolls. The first portion of the project involved designing a show poster for Miss Adelaide's show at the Hot Box, as well as a menu cover for Mindy's.

The menu cover:

And the show poster:

The last portion of the project was to design a street block in Times Square from the 1950s.

The pencil:

The final:

All Cox, All the Time

Our first project of the term for Paul Rogers' Graphic Design for Entertainment class was to design a memorabilia wall for Dewey Cox from the movie, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story. I used Milton Glaser as a design influence and did Dewey Cox takes on several of his well-known pieces.

His Bob Dylan poster became:

His Elliot Gould Time cover became:

And lastly, the famous "I Heart NY" became these stickers:

Digital Landscape Finals

I took Digital Landscape with Mike Humphries during the Spring 2010 term. We painted in gouache on-site at the Los Angeles County Arboretum. When we had a base painting we were satisfied with, we scanned the image and did touch-ups digitally with Photoshop. We also kept a sketchbook, which I'll post later.

Here are my four final paintings.