Brief #2 for the Intermediate Track is called 'Classic Font Clash' and all about Typography, which can be a mix of different font styles, illustrative quotes, letters that become their own illustration or just the pure play with textures. I have been skribbling along a few thoughts... ... and then made these little placement prints. and I had to do some 'just for fun' ones too...
Last week #3 saw another super-cool selection of briefs from the Design school and I thought: WHOA! This is the real stuff. I had the most fun ever playing with the Advanced Track theme "Deep Summer Psychedelic'. The colour palettes and photographs I found for inspiration mesmerized me so much that I put them together on a Pinterest Board for the exploration phase and to go back later. Check it out: https://www.pinterest.com/andrealeupold/psychedelic-summer/ I researched what
Week 2 of 4 at the Summer School 2015 was all about having fun and getting back to the drawing board. I was doodling, painting, dribbling water colours, playing with shapes, motifs and textures. Oh what fun. I took one of the two challenges and drew a few things I had never drawn before, for example these two subject matters: 1) Instruments Inspired by some musical instruments present in our household, which are frequently neglected, I thought I give it a try and draw them us
To refill the creative juices with energy and inspiration I have signed up to the MAKE IT IN DESIGN Summer School running through July 2015. Together with an incredibly creative and supportive folk of designers and illustrators from all over the globe we are taking the challenging projects each in our very own way. Participants can submit their design proposals for some awesome subject matter trend briefs issued by the school covering the upcoming trend period SS16. I am taki
I love creating designs that look fun. I also enjoy experimenting with food and sharing recipies. I invent a lot of recipes as I go and just never remember what I did when I want to reproduce them. I though why not start a design series of my favorites and share it out with the creative folks that visit my site. So the latest merger of a random food creation and my love to design was this little Strawberry Crumble recipe. The Crumble is made with fresh strawberries, breakfast
YAY! My little design studio Art Salat by Andrea Leupold is officially online. art-salat.com is my new surface pattern design & illustration website and I am so chuffed I did it, that I am temporarily suffering from a well tossed mixture of feelings consisting of excitement, uncertainty and pride. Over the next 1-2 months, which in the northern hemnisphere are called the Summer holidays, I am going to plan out my next design adventures and what useful things I am going to sha