Nose to the Gradient Stone

Nose to the Gradient Stone

Creating a photo-realistic watch in adobe illustrator is no easy task. It takes a lot of time, analyzing, and effort. Like always you have to begin with sketching, but it is different when you are going off of a photograph. You’re sketching becomes a way for you...
Keeping Watch

Keeping Watch

When I first started working on this project, I thought I wanted to do my sister’s watch. She had purchased herself a watch when she turned 18 that was a rose gold Fossil watch, though slightly clunky for my personal taste. I decided I would rather do a watch I...
All that shines is glitter and gold!

All that shines is glitter and gold!

So I had the opportunity to design and create a photo realistic watch.    My process started with sketches. I really analysed the little things about the watch and how it casts shadows and highlights.   I studied the lighting and how light reflects on metal. I decided...
Say Hello to Skeuomorphism

Say Hello to Skeuomorphism

I wanted to try out skeuomorphic design with this project. Skeuomorphic design is most popularly known thanks to Apple, as it made it widely-accessible and famous with the iPhone. Overtime, it has failed to flat design. While skeuomorphic design has fallen to the more...
A Freckle Past A Hair

A Freckle Past A Hair

A freckle past a hair. Growing up, this smart aleck comment was often heard from my Dad in reply to a request for the time. Dad’s are great for that sort of thing, aren’t they? This project was all about creating a photo realistic vector timepiece. Above...
A Race Against Time

A Race Against Time

This project was quite time consuming… No pun inteded. The objective was to create a photorealistic watch based on this fossil watch that I thought looked really visually appealing. I didn’t bother counting my layers, but I would not be surprised if...