Typographic Portrait

typographic portrait

These pieces were created in Design Fundamentals where I teach the students Adobe Illustrator and how to think of and use typography in different ways. Mad Hatter was created by Angie.

The piece below was created by Marie. I absolutely love this piece, the color relationships, contrast and handling of type.

Marie's typographic portrait

Immediately below is a typographic portrait completed by Heather. She used a photograph of her daughter to create a sweet illustration. My favorite thing is how she created the dandelions from W’s and T’s. I am always impressed with the incredibly talented students here at PBSC.

Heather's typographic portrait

Lifeguard Stand by Ivy

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I just realized how long it had been since my last post.

I wanted to share this piece by the very talented Ivy. This assignment was to create a South Florida lifeguard stand. It’s one of my favorite student pieces from Fall 23 term. It was created using Photoshop and Illustrator.

Below is her submission for the sketchbook project. Traditional sketch alongside the digital final. Thanks for being such a joy to instruct, and such an inspiration to teach.

Salute to Ian M.

photoshop pieces created by Ian

These pieces were created by Ian, who is enrolled in my Photoshop 2 course here at Palm Beach State, Lake Worth. Each of these pieces is impeccable.

What makes them powerful is the use of scale to alter the way we view things. A shark fin becomes even scarier, and from a cave, a gigantic eyeball stares back at the viewer.

Well done, Ian, keep up the excellent work.

student photoshop work created by Ian
Ian Photoshop

Thousand Oaks

mass shooting tribute

Felt compelled to do something. So I sat down a started drawing.

It was college night and it makes me think of the students who arrive at my classroom. Send the world some love.