January 7, 2012

3D coffee

After giving away my 3D dragon I thought I should show you another photo illustration I made.
It was for the magazine Factor 15 (previously I made this and this illustration for them) and it
was for an article about a report on the quality of coffee at work.

After some thinking I came up with this idea; A talent show for coffee, with a hint towards
Idols and the X-factor. In English-English it's of course 'flavoUr' but because of the likeness
with 'factor' I deliberately chose the American spelling.

The sketch was approved and I started building a set. First I did a test to see if the lighting and
composition would work, then I painted the background, gave the cups faces, brew some bad
coffee and started shooting!

And here's the final result! (The steam from the hot coffee was added digitally.)
I had to change the viewpoint because the magazine wanted an 'upright' illustration to put
on a whole page. I also made a smaller illustration for the next page.

The illustrations in print.

9 comments:

  1. Mijn handen gaan helemaal kriebelen bij zoveel knutselplezier. En in zo'n tijdschrift ziet het er gelijk super uit.
    Inspirerend om te lezen hoe je dit allemaal doet.

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  2. Dank je wel! Het is een nogal tijdrovende manier van werken, maar ik vind het ook hartstikke leuk om te doen!

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  3. Ahh da's nou een leuke opdracht, en echt goed gedaan! Nu ben ik wel erg benieuwd naar dat artikel...

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  4. Dank jullie wel! :-D
    En ha leuk dat mijn illustratie dat oproept, Tze Ting!

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  5. Ah dat zielige bekertje... ;)

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  6. Hihihi, er zit ook hele slappe koffie in! ;-)

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