Intro

Phil Wheeler talks us through the creative process behind his artwork Sin, where experiments and limited time lead to some interesting results.

Sin had to fill a 70 x 100cm poster format and featured in the Association of Images’ Images 35 exhibition. Phil wanted to illustrate all seven deadly sins happening in the Garden of Eden, which meant it was going to be a busy and detailed image.

Phil had the desire to experiment but limited time, so started out with a ‘let’s see what happens’ attitude.
As the process was to some extent led by circumstance rather than planning, Phil ended up jumping between Illustrator and Photoshop more than he usually would.

You’ll learn how combining these two tools can save you time and how working with dots in Illustrator opens up all kinds of possibilities.

Time to complete

3 hours

Software

Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop