Jillian Tamaki

Further thoughts on Calgary

Aug 29th, 2007

I learned a few and remembered a few things about Calgary during my visit! Here are some further conclusions.

Walrus Cover sketch process

Aug 24th, 2007

Here are process sketches for the recent Walrus cover I did (on stands now). There were multiple rounds and variations – much more than I would usually do – but I can appreciate such thoroughness when it comes to covers. The theme was “late summer”. These sketches are pretty much indicative of the level of finish I try to achieve.

In the end, they decided to go with a variation on this dragonfly sketch:

Further refined (specifically trying to suggest movement):

Finished Product. Art Director: Antonio De Luca.


Aug 23rd, 2007

It sure has been quiet around here, hasn’t it? I’ve been away, first in Western Canada and then in Toronto. But I’m back now and should be getting back in the swing of things.

Here’s another picture of the boozy park near my house here in Brooklyn (consider it a celebration of sorts).