Earlier this month, we visited San Francisco. Before getting there, I created an illustration with Croquetilla as an Alcatraz prisoner (and placed it on a montage as a fugitive, and on a Wanted ad). Last week's update of the Croquetilla Stickers for iMessage includes this and other new illustrations.
Alcatraz's high-security prision remained open from 1934 to 1963. Apparently, it still remains a mystery whether the three only prisioners that ever managed to escape Alcatraz's high-security prision actually made it to firm land or if drowned in the water.
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A set of daily items I use everyday.
Here are my Adidas Stan Smith.
In a quest to keep learning and improving my design skills, I force myself to regularly practice design of graphics, sketches, art, typography, lettering, and other design-related stuff.
A side-project that arose from this deliberate design approach is The People Project—which has the sole objective of depicting people in their everyday life in extremely simple ways.
What you can see next is a small compilation of designs of the series produced between 2008 and 2015. I am preparing screen prints of this series and have an email list for those of you who want to keep track of the project. If that’s the case, join here.
It's been a while since my last Dribbble shot, and here is the new version of the About Me page in Lourdes Alonso Carrión's portfolio.
Take a look at the @2x. It's a responsive design that uses CSSWizardry-Grids—so you may wanna check how it responses on desktop, lap, and palm sizes.
This post has three Dribbble shots that I have done over the last year in my Volant Moleskine. This first one has some type sketches, some early design ideas of Everfocus, and an idea for a Weekly Tasks calendar that I did later on.
Here are some sketches I did with two different thicknesses of the Staedtler Pigment Liner—0.05 and 0.4 mm— without any fixed purpose. Just deliberate practice.
Artwork extracted from an architecture design iteration, part of my architecture degree's final project, which I submitted last June.
The result was obtained from a parametric model created with Grasshopper, transformed in a two-dimensional drawing with Rhino, and then formatted with Adobe Illustrator.
The whole design is parametric, as the geometry is based in modifiable parameters which can be altered after the design is finished to adjust the final result.
The parameters here are four lines, which can be moved in Rhino, rotated or scaled, and are referenced into the Grasshopper definition.
Then, the lines are subdivided in equidistant segments, with a parameter of the number of points. In this case, there are 76 segments on each line.
Using the Interpolate Curve component, the subdividing points are joined with spline curves.
Now, a surface created in Rhino is referenced in Grasshopper, which will act as our canvas, trimming the outer segments of the curves.
With the component Project, the curves are projected on the surface, and the outer segments disappear.
Now that the parametric definition is finished, we can adjust the initial parameters. This is, the initial lines and the amount of segments on each of them.
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