Saturday, 26 March 2011

Exercise: Juxtaposition

I found this exercise great fun. We are asked to create an illustration of book cover  from a still life with a juxtaposition. Although not strictly a book and more of a play or movie, I chose dial M for Murder.

I used some of the lighting techniques from the previous chapter using a snoot to focus in on an old telephone, off the hook, with a blooded knife, using these two objects in a juxtaposition illustrating the title. I added the text and extended the dark background with photoshop to finalise the book cover.

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