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Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
Finding Inspiration From Environment
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Finding Inspiration From Environment

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A presentation by Nick La - at FOWD New York 2008.

A presentation by Nick La - at FOWD New York 2008.

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  • 1. by Nick La 1
  • 2. 2
  • 3. New Work #1 3
  • 4. Abstract Phoenix 4
  • 5. 5
  • 6. 6
  • 7. The Process 7
  • 8. Abstract Outline of the Phoenix Body 8
  • 9. Wing 9
  • 10. Another Wing 10
  • 11. 11
  • 12. Feathers 12
  • 13. 13
  • 14. Phoenix Back 14
  • 15. 15
  • 16. Over-sized Feather 16
  • 17. 17
  • 18. 18
  • 19. 19
  • 20. DNA Helix 20
  • 21. Dandelion 21
  • 22. 22
  • 23. 23
  • 24. 24
  • 25. 25
  • 26. Leaf and Butterfly Wing Patterns 26
  • 27. Final Sketch 27
  • 28. Pen Tool 28
  • 29. Final Outline Art 29
  • 30. Load Color Swatches 30
  • 31. Adobe - kuler ColourLovers http://kuler.adobe.com http://colourlovers.com 31
  • 32. Color Comp: Early Stage 32
  • 33. Final Color Comp 33
  • 34. Added the Feathers 34
  • 35. Added Sky Background 35
  • 36. Brush Up in Photoshop 36
  • 37. Particle Effects 37
  • 38. Blur Some Elements 38
  • 39. New Work #2 39
  • 40. Abstract Peacock 40
  • 41. 41
  • 42. 42
  • 43. 43
  • 44. The Process 44
  • 45. Random Drawing 45
  • 46. Idea Popped: Peacock 46
  • 47. 47
  • 48. Peacock’s Feather 48
  • 49. Peacock’s Back 49
  • 50. 50
  • 51. Flower Petal Patterns 51
  • 52. Rooster’s Feathers 52
  • 53. Snake Tail 53
  • 54. Fireworks 54
  • 55. Final Sketch 55
  • 56. Color Comp #1 56
  • 57. Inspiration: Bag 57
  • 58. Patchwork Style 58
  • 59. Close-Up 59
  • 60. Color Comp #2 60
  • 61. Illustrator: Final Color Comp 61
  • 62. Photoshop: Early Stage 62
  • 63. Final: Grungy Effects 63
  • 64. Where to find inspiration? AND How to keep yourself fresh? 64
  • 65. Inspiration is everywhere in your daily life Everything we see or use has a design • (newspapers, TV ads, clothes, accessories, signs...) Almost everything in nature has a pattern • (flowers, animal skins, rocks, plants...) Pay more attention and look closer • 65
  • 66. Places I go: Book Store / Coffee Shop (Starbucks) • Shopping Center / Mall • Art Supply Store • Contemporary Art Gallery • 66
  • 67. Gift Bags 67
  • 68. 68
  • 69. Cards 69
  • 70. Carpet 70
  • 71. Couch 71
  • 72. Scarf 72
  • 73. Shirt 73
  • 74. Hoodie 74
  • 75. 75
  • 76. 76
  • 77. Craft Papers 77
  • 78. 78
  • 79. Notepads 79
  • 80. Painting 80
  • 81. 81
  • 82. 82
  • 83. Sculpture 83
  • 84. 84
  • 85. How to avoid copying? 85
  • 86. How to avoid copying? 1 Look into the detail 2 Mix & match 86
  • 87. 1. Look Into The Detail 87
  • 88. Octopus 88
  • 89. Tentacle 89
  • 90. Tentacle (formed by the suckers) 90
  • 91. Abstract Tentacle 91
  • 92. 92
  • 93. The Sucker 93
  • 94. Various Sucker Forms 94
  • 95. Suckers Within the Sucker 95
  • 96. Horizontal Pattern 96
  • 97. 2. Mix & Match 97
  • 98. Final Design Inspiration Sources 98
  • 99. Zoom In 99
  • 100. Pattern Elements 100
  • 101. 101
  • 102. Conclusion Pay attention to your environment • Look into the detail • Learn and adapt • Be creative. Don’t Copy! • 102

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