Finding Inspiration From Environment

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A presentation by Nick La - at FOWD New York 2008.

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<ul><li> by Nick La 1 </li> <li> 2 </li> <li> New Work #1 3 </li> <li> Abstract Phoenix 4 </li> <li> 5 </li> <li> 6 </li> <li> The Process 7 </li> <li> Abstract Outline of the Phoenix Body 8 </li> <li> Wing 9 </li> <li> Another Wing 10 </li> <li> 11 </li> <li> Feathers 12 </li> <li> 13 </li> <li> Phoenix Back 14 </li> <li> 15 </li> <li> Over-sized Feather 16 </li> <li> 17 </li> <li> 18 </li> <li> 19 </li> <li> DNA Helix 20 </li> <li> Dandelion 21 </li> <li> 22 </li> <li> 23 </li> <li> 24 </li> <li> 25 </li> <li> Leaf and Buttery Wing Patterns 26 </li> <li> Final Sketch 27 </li> <li> Pen Tool 28 </li> <li> Final Outline Art 29 </li> <li> Load Color Swatches 30 </li> <li> Adobe - kuler ColourLovers http://kuler.adobe.com http://colourlovers.com 31 </li> <li> Color Comp: Early Stage 32 </li> <li> Final Color Comp 33 </li> <li> Added the Feathers 34 </li> <li> Added Sky Background 35 </li> <li> Brush Up in Photoshop 36 </li> <li> Particle Eects 37 </li> <li> Blur Some Elements 38 </li> <li> New Work #2 39 </li> <li> Abstract Peacock 40 </li> <li> 41 </li> <li> 42 </li> <li> 43 </li> <li> The Process 44 </li> <li> Random Drawing 45 </li> <li> Idea Popped: Peacock 46 </li> <li> 47 </li> <li> Peacocks Feather 48 </li> <li> Peacocks Back 49 </li> <li> 50 </li> <li> Flower Petal Patterns 51 </li> <li> Roosters Feathers 52 </li> <li> Snake Tail 53 </li> <li> Fireworks 54 </li> <li> Final Sketch 55 </li> <li> Color Comp #1 56 </li> <li> Inspiration: Bag 57 </li> <li> Patchwork Style 58 </li> <li> Close-Up 59 </li> <li> Color Comp #2 60 </li> <li> Illustrator: Final Color Comp 61 </li> <li> Photoshop: Early Stage 62 </li> <li> Final: Grungy Eects 63 </li> <li> Where to nd inspiration? AND How to keep yourself fresh? 64 </li> <li> Inspiration is everywhere in your daily life Everything we see or use has a design (newspapers, TV ads, clothes, accessories, signs...) Almost everything in nature has a pattern (owers, animal skins, rocks, plants...) Pay more attention and look closer 65 </li> <li> Places I go: Book Store / Coffee Shop (Starbucks) Shopping Center / Mall Art Supply Store Contemporary Art Gallery 66 </li> <li> Gift Bags 67 </li> <li> 68 </li> <li> Cards 69 </li> <li> Carpet 70 </li> <li> Couch 71 </li> <li> Scarf 72 </li> <li> Shirt 73 </li> <li> Hoodie 74 </li> <li> 75 </li> <li> 76 </li> <li> Craft Papers 77 </li> <li> 78 </li> <li> Notepads 79 </li> <li> Painting 80 </li> <li> 81 </li> <li> 82 </li> <li> Sculpture 83 </li> <li> 84 </li> <li> How to avoid copying? 85 </li> <li> How to avoid copying? 1 Look into the detail 2 Mix &amp; match 86 </li> <li> 1. Look Into The Detail 87 </li> <li> Octopus 88 </li> <li> Tentacle 89 </li> <li> Tentacle (formed by the suckers) 90 </li> <li> Abstract Tentacle 91 </li> <li> 92 </li> <li> The Sucker 93 </li> <li> Various Sucker Forms 94 </li> <li> Suckers Within the Sucker 95 </li> <li> Horizontal Pattern 96 </li> <li> 2. Mix &amp; Match 97 </li> <li> Final Design Inspiration Sources 98 </li> <li> Zoom In 99 </li> <li> Pattern Elements 100 </li> <li> 101 </li> <li> Conclusion Pay attention to your environment Look into the detail Learn and adapt Be creative. Dont Copy! 102 </li> </ul>