Killustration 6 is a thesis group of six MICA students. This blog will be used for posting useful links for each other to use as resources and inspiration, as well as posting our latest sketches, work etc. for feedback.
I won't be in to class tomorrow cuz I have a doctor's apt I have to get to in DC. But here are my sketches.
HERE'S THE TEXT
Getting tangled in seaweed This can be very inconvenient, especially when you have somewhere to be. A good tool for dealing with this pesky aquatic plant is a good old fashioned knife. If you forgot yours, try to grab a sawfish. Clawed Crustations The sound of the ocean can sometimes be heard from putting your ear to a conch shell. However, a danger lies in this activity. Sometimes there is still a creature living in the shell and it will come out and pinch you! Also beware of other forms of attack by clawed crustations - kid being pinched on noses and butts.
Sea Zombies (only has one sketch) Sunken ships provide a wonderful ecosystem for aquatic life to flourish. Unfortunately, they also come with zombie crews. These crews can range in numbers, depending on who was on deck when the ship sunk. Unlike land zombies, the sea zombies do not seek brains. They only hunger for bellybutton lint. Empty it out before you enter the water.
Nessy The elusive sea queen hides from the public, but for those who frequent Lock Ness for it's wonderful diving, Nessy can be quite dangerous if not handled properly. Being the only lock ness monster in the lake, she has grown lonely, and situations have been known to turn very ugly when you deny her invitations for tea.
This is him in the fridge so far. By the way, I liked the first one better too, but she was saying that it wasn't really crazy enough, like it was expected and that I was illustrating it too closely to the poem. I like the bear licking the ice box though, that should be fun.
I think he looks more like a figurine now which is what I wanted.
I have two more done but haven't scanned them yet. I did them all on Saturday! Phew. You get in the "mode" ya know? Please let me know if it needs any revisions or if you think something looks FUNKY. I'm still trying to figure out how to get nice matte gouache to look like matte gouache when printed?? I think I'm going to LuLu to print the book when it's done. (the scan of it is pretty bad, at 72 ick. I'll bring them to class thurs.... )