Monday, 18 June 2012

The Merz Box Project.

Illustration students were asked to contribute to the Merz Box project which is an exhibition that travels around the country. I was given the Two Brother's story by the Brother's Grimm to Illustrate and this is what I came up with.

This image was heavily influenced by the Wallpaper designer Hanna Werning who uses a lot of silhouettes within her work. I also decided to use silhouettes because it was the easiest way to represent a lot of animals and characters within a picture.

The decision to use Photoshop was to gain new computer skills and the choice of a neutral colour palette came naturally as the story was based on a woodland theme.

Thanks for taking the time to read this post.

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