I’m back at college and I am taking a Survey of Illustration class. I have been dreading taking this class until now because art history in general tends to be a little heavy and I’m not as into writing essays as I used to be. However I was very possessively surprised as my professor on the first day told us that there will be no essays, no tests, but instead we will be doing art projects to learn the characteristics of some of the important illustration movements. This is my first idea sketch for the Victorian Era. It is based on the element of anthropomorphism.
This illustration was inspired by a Victorian Era illustrator, Arthur Rackham, who did a series of fairy tale illustrations back in the late eighteen hundreds. With a modern twist these fairies are comfortably nude in their environment. The illustration is … Continue reading