Author Archives: tarynwhittam

About tarynwhittam

I'm a university student at Gywndwr University in Wales, studying Illustration. I have a variety of interests, including books, video games, movies and dancing.

Creating Clockwork Express Part 3

Designing the front cover proved to be a harder task then I first thought; I wanted to try and include each artist’s illustrations, but also contain the main elements and themes of the magazine. These of course bring Steampunk, Victoriana, … Continue reading

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Creating Clockwork Express Part 2

My main problem with the previous “comic page” way of introducing the main characters for the magazine had been my weakness in creating backgrounds. I struggle to create backgrounds that look as though the character belongs within them, and often … Continue reading

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Creating Clockwork Express…

During the first few discussions within the group, it was decided that we wanted to go down a more “comicbook” route of presenting the stories that we wanted to tell. Although I am an Illustration student, I felt the comic … Continue reading

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Of Horrible Histories…

“Horrible Histories” is a series of history books written and illustrated for children, with a focus on unusual, gory or unpleasant stories. Their aim is to make learning about History more interesting by concentrating on these aspects of it rather … Continue reading

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Intial Thoughts

For professional development we have been asked to produce a magazine, with each member of the group creating at least three double page spreads. Once this brief was set, we began to set out exactly what we needed to research … Continue reading

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