“Editorial illustration”

Some time ago we’ve received a brief for an editorial illustration. We had to make a choice from a selection of articles, and create two images to accompany it. I chose an article about The Aldgate Station, which has been a mass grave for people who died from a plague way back, before it became a station. The story goes that an underground worker got a high voltage shock when he fell on the tracks. The strange thing, however, was that his co-workers have seen a “ghost” near him at the time of the accident. Shockingly, the man fully recovered.

I experimented with different ideas, layouts, and media, and decided to create my images using the collage method we did a workshop on. Here is the work progress:

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Here are the final images. However, basically the whole thing will have to be re-done if I want to follow tutor’s feedback.

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Acrylics, watercolour pencils and brush pens, Photoshop.
Acrylics, ink, watercolour pencils, oil pastels, Photoshop.
Acrylics, ink, watercolour pencils, oil pastels, Photoshop.

I will cover the creation of my next “take” in the following post…

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