Creatively stretchingUsing tools I’m not familiar with - or just creating cool stuff for the heck of it
Credo and crest of arms
Create a graphical representation of your values How many of us have sat down to think about what would be a great representation of ourselves and why? You could just throw a couple of things together and call it done. But I decided to stretch my creative legs, to push myself and create something special. More on the process
Create a family credo and crest of arms that represents you
Create look and feel, brainstorm
Create lasting artworks of our travels
Oftentimes, a few weeks after a holiday, we’ve forgotten all the cool stuff we did and saw. We could look back on the photos, but you lose many of the little details that charmed you at the time. To counteract this, I decided to start keeping travel journals, which are then turned into travel memoirs which I can print and keep as coffee table books.Exploring America
Replicate an image as a vector
Figure out how the gradient mesh works
So what’s the fuss with Illustrator’s gradient mesh?
Figuring out how to use the gradient mesh Having heard a lot about the gradient tool in Illustrator I decided to give it a shot. It’s a tricky tool and very challenging to use, but with a little patience, it gave great results. Ultimately I see this tool coming in handy in the future. Messing around with the gradient mesh tool in Illustrator proved to be very fruitful.
Turn travel journals and photos into coffee table books
Embody the book with a style to add to the feel of that holiday
Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
A new beginning
Using paper and animation to tell a story
Working with Hannah to create a short film was very rewarding. Our short two-minute film follows the story of good advice thrown into the ocean to help a stranger half a world away.
Use Premier to tell a story
Create assets, animate, mix sound
Photoshop, Illustrator, Audition, Premier
A penguin’s favorite season
Whimsical tale of a trip through the seasons
Create a fun little story about a penguin? Yes please! Following the seasons and selecting a favorite was a cool project. Making a mini adventure was fun.
Create a movie in After Effects
Story creation, create assets, source music, animate
Illustrator, Audition, After Effects