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Maurice sendak talk

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This was a talk I gave about Maurice Sendak's illustration work and his work's significance within the illustration industry. It was for a general audience at the Nevada Museum of Art on March 7, 2014.

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Maurice sendak talk

  1. 1. Maurice Sendak: Mischief Maker Lisa Kurt March 7, 2014
  2. 2. What is an Illustrator?
  3. 3. Process • brief/specs (subject, due date, size, medium, etc.) • thumbnails/brainstorm/sketch dump • research/references • comps (color as needed) • submit to client • revisions • approval • final piece created
  4. 4. Process: Sketch
  5. 5. Process: Final Illustration
  6. 6. Process: Final Drawing
  7. 7. Process: Techniques • pen and ink • watercolor wash • ink wash • pencil • markers • color pencil • printmaking
  8. 8. Imagination
  9. 9. Creating the Conditions...
  10. 10. Who Are You? http://offtract.com/
  11. 11. Childhood “I seem to have been blessed and cursed with total recall of childhood”
  12. 12. Play
  13. 13. Play
  14. 14. Play
  15. 15. Play
  16. 16. Draw everywhere...
  17. 17. ...On Everything
  18. 18. mistakes (make + Embrace)
  19. 19. Wild Horses...no, Things!
  20. 20. Characters
  21. 21. Characters
  22. 22. Characters
  23. 23. Place
  24. 24. Place
  25. 25. Storytelling
  26. 26. Storytelling
  27. 27. Storytelling
  28. 28. His Legacy...
  29. 29. His Legacy...
  30. 30. His Legacy...
  31. 31. His Legacy...
  32. 32. Continues...
  33. 33. “I do it because I can’t not do it” -Maurice Sendak

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