A giraffe is not at all clumsy reaching the highest, greenest and sweetest leaves, but getting a drink is a different story.
giraffe print
This is a digital image created to look like a relief print (wood or linoleum block). There are five layers. The line layer (dark brown), leaves (green), shading (warm grey), spots (med brown), and body (yellow).
giraffegiraffe The pencil drawing that was scanned into the computer and used as a template to create the line layer.

giraffegiraffe yellow layer

giraffegiraffegreen layer

giraffegiraffemed brown layer

giraffegiraffewarm grey layer | This layer would be difficult to print traditionally because of the change in value.

giraffegiraffedark brown |

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6 Responses to Giraffe

  1. Very lovely style. Nice illo !

  2. Alissa says:

    Nice! Very representative of the woodcut process. :)

  3. Shannon says:

    Cool, I like how you showed your process beneath.

  4. AZ says:

    Love it! Thanks for sharing your process!

  5. andrea says:

    I like to see the layers when they are seperated, it’s really cool to see the process.

  6. Muffin says:

    Love your illustrations! Missing you. Hope to see you in SLC for the Student Portfolio Review coming up soon…

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