Joe Alterio's blog on illustration, comix, design, animation, and other bouts of total awesomeness.
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Above is another poster in the series I'm doing for Blue Flavor. You can see the first one here.
I like this one quite a bit: the palette reminds me of some late 60s children's books I used to pore over as a kid: heavy, red-influenced blues with some orange-reds, a seemingly popular color scheme at the time and one that I still can't get out of my head. I often wonder how much one's visual aesthetics is influenced by one's very early development window of colors and shapes. I love (and always use) that type of bright sky blue: did I have a crib that color at some point? I have to ask my parents...