While not a commonly used tool in my day-to-day designer toolbelt, illustration skills come in handy for projects where a personal touch or specific customization is required.
This special 40th birthday party invitation included customized “paper dolls” to “dress up” the birthday boy as a famous Erik, or a favorite version of regular Erik.
A quarantine art project designed to both refresh drawing skills and to break open a long-ago-purchased-but-never-used set of Derwent ink pencils. Source photos of the models were solicited from friends on Facebook. An ongoing project; a sampling shared here.
Conference attendee characters created in Adobe Illustrator for mixing and remixing across multiple pieces and platforms promoting the event.