Pittsburgh Island (Poster)

An illustration consisting of the buildings, pop culture and history of Pittsburgh located in Pennsylvania. The illustration was hand drawn with a watercolor brush then colored digitally. It has also been a window mural in front of The Art Institute of Pittsburgh for a year. Prints are also sold in a local store called “Welcome Pittsburgh”. CONTEST WINNER: ▪ National Creative Technologies Summit Design Contest Winner. PUBLISHED: ▪ Communication Arts Magazine March/April 2015 Issue. ▪ Society of Illustrators Comic & Cartoon Art Annual No.1 2015. ▪ The Art of Urban Sketching 2015. ▪ 3X3 Illustration Annual No.11 Honorable Mention. ▪ Creative Quarterly No. 37 Honorable Mention. ▪ Comicallience.com Best Art Ever (This Week) 02.07.14

Full illustration. Prints available at http://etsy.com/shop/NathanDoverspike.
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Illustration was a window mural in front of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh located in Pennsylvania.
Window mural.
PROCESS: Transition from line art to finished colored illustration. 
PROCESS: I colored the illustration using Adobe Photoshop. 
PROCESS: Full hand drawn illustration before I scanned it and added color. 
PROCESS: Detail of ink drawing.
PROCESS: I started inking the illustration from the top left. 
PROCESS: Everything was hand drawn with a size 1 brush and India ink.
PROCESS: Detail of ink work.
PROCESS: Detail of ink work.
PROCESS: Detail shot of rough sketch.
Process: Rough sketch.

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