No, this is not technically a camera, but as you probably know our #camerathursdays feature lets Blurb employees show off their favorite ways to capture the world. After all, at Blurb we’re not just developers, writers, art directors, and QA engineers, we’re also photographers and – in today’s case – illustrators too. So, today we’re departing a bit from our normal show of Leicas, Agfas, Olympuses, and Polaroids to show the various tools of the trade of an illustrator.
Camera: Pen, Brush, Paper, Wacom tablet
Job: Helping the people
“Even though most illustration is now produced digitally, I feel it will never be as satisfying as seeing one’s finished work physically in print. Whether created entirely in a digital environment, or using a mix of digital and traditional media such as oils, for instance, seeing your work in print adds a level of completion to the illustration that’s difficult to achieve digitally. One of the most exciting parts of a project for me is printing my first test print to see how the project is progressing. I then use that print, along with many consecutive test prints, to get to the finished illustration.”
Here’s a sample of his work. You can find more on his website.
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