Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Summer of Colour #2

Flamingos @fuzzydragons.com
So for Summer of Colour Week #2, the pallete given was 2 pinks and an orange :) So of course with pink being the main colour, I needed to do flamingos :p

People have been asking me how I make these. I use Adobe Illustrator and its not that hard, just tedious if there are a lot of little sections to colour and change. And I probably don't do it the "proper" way you are supposed to but it works for me and I will probably get shown the "proper" way in Uni since I am taking Graphics :p

34 comments:

Sharon Fritchman said...

I love your digital art work! This is gorgeous-you used the colors beautifully!!

GlorV1 said...

Awesome work. Nice job with this weeks colors.

Screaming Feline said...

Makes me think of a movie poster or book cover. I keep looking for a title :D

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

thank you Sharon :)

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

thank you very much :)

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

same here :) can't think of many books with flamingos in them tho, alice in wonderland?

Chris Lally said...

Gorgeous!

Kristin said...

xo

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

thanks :)

Michelle B. Hendry said...

Nice! Proper in graphics is can you do it quickly and will it print correctly? If yes then you did it right! Lol! Great composition...

Deborah Weber said...

Flamingos are a perfect choice for this palette! And what wonderful ones you've created.

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

thanks Michelle :) this does print correctly, tried the other day at A4, and should print all right at A3 which is the biggest I can print. thanks about the composition, the original photo one of us took at the zoo and their are more flamingos but I thought it was too busy :)

A paper sizes if you didn't know :)

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

thank you Deborah :)

Linda Kunsman said...

Love how those vibrant colors pop off the black!

peggy gatto said...

A wonderful graphic design!!

itsamistry said...

This is great I saw it on the facebook page. I admire anyone who can create digitally. Anita #29 Itsamistry Design Studio

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

thank you Linda :)

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

thanks peggy :)

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

thanks Anita :) I find digital work a nice break from "traditional" work (and Im sure you could work digitally to :) )

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I'm impressed with your flamingos. I get too frustrated and, as you pointed out, it fiddly, time consuming work. Sometimes you don't need to know the RIGHT way, but the way that works best for you.

Miriam said...

Oh! this is so lovely, I like the way you have used the colours. I use Photoshop and there are a 'million' different ways to do the same thing. Whatever you are doing you're 'doing it right'. Thanks so much for visiting me.

Jenny said...

Oh they are too cute... beautiful work....

Tammie Lee said...

such a creative take on this
such interesting birds

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

very true, except when it comes to Uni that can be a little um...anal about things being done the right way :p

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

thank you Miriam :) I use to use Photoshop but have lately been using Illustrator more and more

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

thank you :)

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

thank you for visiting Tammie :)

Halle said...

Fun take on the challenge. Flamingos are a perfect subject for PINK! I don't do thing "proper" with Photoshop either. I play around until it looks good to me...likely wasting a lot of time getting there. :)

Valerie said...

Nice SOC-entry :-)

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

thank you :)

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

thanks :) I thought flamingos were perfect for the colour choices, and couldn't find any other photos we had taken with pink birds :)

Lorraine said...

Right way or wrong way it certainly is the pretty way!

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

thanks :)

LonettA said...

What a lovely picture! Great editing and using the three colours! I like it!!