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EDITORIAL ILLUSTRATION

ILLUSTRATION, HAND-LETTERING, STORYTELLING
WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY

These are some of the projects I did for an editorial illustration class. I loved discovering narration, composition, and trying out different techniques to solve a variety of illustration needs.

PROJECT ONE: EDITORIAL

Make an illustration for a story about suicide & depression. My solution was made with Illustrator & Photoshop brushes. 
PROJECT ONE: SKETCH CONCEPTS
PROJECT ONE: FINAL ILLUSTRATION


PROJECT TWO: BOOK COVER

Make a book jacket cover for the short story The Lottery by Shirley Jackson. My final solution was painted with gouache & put into photoshop to fix small details and add the background texture. I loved doing hand lettering! I did over 30 pages of hand lettering before picking the final.
PROJECT TWO: CONCEPTS
PROJECT TWO: FINAL ILLUSTRATION

PROJECT THREE: NARRATIVE 

Make a short story and illustrate three spreads with narration. My story is about my childhood; I grew up with a fondness for insects especially jumping spiders. The story follows a young girl age 6 and her magical journey into the spiders world to learn more about it’s enviroment and everyday life. 
PROJECT THREE: CONCEPTS
SPREAD ONE: NIKKI TRIES TO KILL SPIDER
SPREAD TWO: NIKKI IS SHRUNK DOWN
SPREAD THREE: SPIDER SHARES HOME
PROJECT THREE: ROUND TWO
SPREAD ONE: SAME IDEA DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE
SPREAD TWO: SAME IDEA ADDED BG
SPREAD THREE: SPIDER & PREY


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Whitney Flinn 2018 — Bellingham, WA