Sunday, December 26, 2010

2010 Portraits & Caricatures

During my almost-365-days-of-employment in the newspaper i have produced countless illustrations of portraits and caricature and these are mostly for sports. you can imagine how playful our sports section is with the illustrations we put in this section. i started working before the 2010 worldcup begun. you will see how my illustrations have developed and improved since the worldcup and now. one of the things i have gained while working in a very fast-paced industry is speed. im so glad i came to work in a newspaper. it taught me alot.

Diego Ribas --one of the recent works i did, also my favorite, it came out in the printer so well. 

Good old illustrator and photoshop love affair. I just love the tandem.

Darren Bent -- as you can see, the lines are more thicker on my recent illustrations. Stronger and more pronounced. It helps a lot in making my work faster and the rendering a lot less as long as i get the face right. 

Sometime when i get too tired to render my illustrations, there's always the photoshop filters to make my life easier and faster. hehe
Robert De Niro -- this is for a very small section of the paper. but is always something i like doing if given the chance
Lily Allen -- A different style i used on this one. More lines than rendering.

If you're a fan of his works then i don't even have to mention this guy's name. This illustration was for the business section.

Diego Forlan-- This was one of my most favorite renderings of all the WC illustrations. Plus this came out perfect on paper. Notice the thin lines that i used here, i don't use this anymore for caricatures.

Champion's League, Guardiola-- this is the very first illustration i made for an infographic. we kinda didn't have a standard style yet so i used my handy vector ways and some little smudging. 

World Cup was like the hazing period for me. I hated it but i loved it at the same time. these are just a few of the illustrations i produced during  WC. some i cannot post,  its too lousy.

Gulf Cup was the World Cup equivalent in the Middle East and it had almost the same rush for us but all the illustrations were a breeze for me, thanks to worldcup!

This small section of the newspaper is not mine, i only get to do this when the illustrator assigned is absent. hehe But always, when i get the chance i strut my stuff.

Other sports illustrations that made me so proud of myself.

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