I’ve been offering a new class at Bellevue College for illustration students to build portfolio samples in their own styles. By the end of the 5 week class they should have 4 new portfolio pieces. We critique and discuss the works in depth to help students get lots of feedback and direction for making their work unique, consistent and viable for the illustration market. Last quarter they were assigned poster art for the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival and the results were so diverse and well executed that I want to share it here.
And from Fall quarter: