Monday, May 4, 2009

Swine Flu

Here's a glimpse at my final project in Scientific Illustration. It's an editorial illustration about a current scientific dilemma or occurrance, so I chose the swine flu. I worked off of an initial mixed media sketch in my sketchbook that I really liked and then worked further on it digitally in photoshop. I may tweak it a little more before I turn it in, but for the most part this is what it is going to look like. The image is 5"x5".

This is the one I actually turned in.

Here it is with the symbol returned and some tweaks with the textures and colors.

In this version I removed the giant biohazard symbol because I was worried it got too cluttered with the new texture. The texture is what the actual swine flu virus looks like under a microscope.

This is the original idea I went with.

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