ILLUSTRATION Story Book

ILLUSTRATION Story Book

The story of Vida and Murphy is an old one. I called on my friend Vivian to compose a short story (without warning or time to work on the story).

The Storybook Project marks my introduction to the computer. At which time I was using the computer to scan original artwork.

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COVER: The cover sets the tone for the book. Blue Watercolors with painful typesetting. The typesetting is so bad that I completely love it.

Illustration By Gary Crossey

Illustration By Gary Crossey

Illustration By Gary Crossey

Illustration By Gary Crossey

Illustration By Gary Crossey

Illustration By Gary Crossey

Illustration By Gary Crossey

Illustration By Gary Crossey

Illustration By Gary Crossey

Illustration By Gary Crossey

Illustration By Gary Crossey

Illustration By Gary Crossey

Illustration By Gary Crossey

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  • The scan of print-out does not capture the texture of the stage. The scene created with circular paper cut outs pieced together.
  • Both drawings of Vida were cut out of paper and wrapped with arrows. The background is watercolor with tulips.
  • The Vida portrait with single red tulip is to me the most important image of the story.

STORYBOOK MATERIALS

  • Watercolors.
  • Paper cutouts.
  • Character sketches.

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