Experimenting with a worn out children’s book from 1976 about an old turtle named Edgemont who rediscovers the wonders and vitality of life when he ventures from his worn out home after years of isolation, I was inspired by Edgemont’s transformation to alter the life and purpose of the worn out book by strategically tearing pages to reveal a new chapter of the story in abstracted layered dimension. The resulting compositions resemble a sort of map or geological cross section of sorts with each layer/page supporting the next in perfect harmony of color, line and texture. After photographing the resulting abstracted topographic landscapes, I decided to present them as a vinyl album mockup, as I plan to eventually pair with a collage and layering of sound samples as Soundscapes to continue the story.
Identity illustration & lettering concepts for a plant and floral company in Seattle, WA. The independent business ended up changing their name so this concept was never finalized, but I was happy with the direction.
Challenging my usual color limits by playing with neon gradient vector drawings while working through certain mental barriers of creative confinement.
Digital Illustration | Adobe Illustrator | 2018