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DD114 :: Arts & Crafts Era Book Illustration

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DD114 :: Arts & Crafts Era Book Illustration

  1. 1. Digital Illustration<br />
  2. 2. Stylistic Exercise #1:<br />Research and execute the design for an Arts & Crafts erachildren’s book illustration. In a short one page design abstract outline six or more elements that set this style of Illustration apart from others. Execute a 4” x 6” Illustration using these elements to recreate the illustration style for one of the Grimm Brothers’ Fairytales. <br />
  3. 3. Arts & Crafts Era<br />Between 1880-1910<br />Began in England<br />Inspired by the social reform<br />Vision of a society in which the worker was not brutalized by the working conditions found in factories<br />
  4. 4. Walter Crane<br />In 1862, Crane met printer Edmund Evans, who was deeply involved with the development of color printing processes. Within a few years, Evans was regularly using Crane's designs for his publications. Walter Crane's work, characterized by static imagery and strong, bold lines, lent itself well to the new printing techniques. It was also well-suited to the production of nursery books -- a booming industry in the late 1860's. <br />
  5. 5. Buckle my Shoe<br />
  6. 6. Grimm's Fairy Tales<br />
  7. 7. Flowers from Shakespeare's Garden, 1st. ed<br />
  8. 8. Little Red Riding Hood’<br />
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  10. 10. Goose Girl<br />
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  14. 14. Kate Greenaway<br />Her first book, Under The Window (1879), a collection of simple, perfectly idyllic verses concerning children who endlessly gathered posies, untouched by the Industrial Revolution, was a best-seller.<br />
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  18. 18. Randolph Caldecott<br />
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  22. 22. Baldwin Library of Children’s Literature<br />Grimm’s Fairy Tales<br />
  23. 23. Gradient Mesh/Symbols/Distort<br />http://vector.tutsplus.com/illustration/illustrate-a-pair-of-sweet-gradient-mesh-cherries/<br />http://www.ndesign-studio.com/tutorials/chinese-bamboo<br />http://vector.tutsplus.com/illustration/make-a-fairy-tale-inspired-magical-hand-shaped-vine/<br />
  24. 24. Now… try a Red Bell Pepper <br />
  25. 25. Stylistic Exercise #1:<br />Research and execute the design for an Arts & Crafts erachildren’s book illustration. In a short one page design abstract outline six or more elements that set this style of Illustration apart from others. Execute a 4” x 6” Illustration using these elements to recreate the illustration style for one of the Grimm Brothers’ Fairytales. <br />Due March 23<br />
  26. 26. Homework<br />Short 1 Page Design Abstract outlining six or more elements that set this style of Illustration apart from others. Include example images.<br />Choose your Grimm’s Fairytale<br />Have 6 or more unique sketches planning your work.<br />

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