Been a while since I added something to Illustration Friday.

A combination of painting in Photoshop, textured layers & colour halftone filter was used to create this piece called Jump.

I’m really into the illustrative work from the 40s & 50s, particularly that used in advertising. Illustrators like Allen Kass produced tons of images for romantic novels. Hopefully this style is conveyed in the over-saturated colours.

The image is inspired by some photos I took while travelling by boat around Tonlé Sap in Cambodia. The Great Lake is the largest freshwater lake in South East Asia and is home to both Cham and Vietnamese communities who reside in floating villages.

Illustration Friday is a weekly illustration challenge. A topic is posted every Friday and then participants have all week to come up with their own interpretation. Illustration Friday was created by illustrator Penelope Dullaghan. You can see her own work here.

By On May 3, 2012 · 2 Comments · In Editorial, Graphic, Illustration
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2 Responses to Jump – Illustration Friday

  1. Ariane says:

    Really like it. It makes me wonder where she is jumping from and what temperature the water might be like. I love the lines of the water. Very nice ^^

  2. Cindy D. says:

    Great style! The figure is really well done and the water has a lot of depth.

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