Pirouettes Comic

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Pirouettes
Written by Lindsay Leggett
A young artist becomes obsessed with a ballerina, buckling under the pressure of trying to be someone she isn’t.

My first graphic novel, I finally finished it! The public will get this teaser at my Grad-show this evening as well.
Shown here is the cover, pages 1-2 and 6-7

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PEN Canada

PEN Canada Promotional Poster

School Project for :
Illustrative Visual Strategies
Goal: We were given 4 companies to chose from. I chose PEN Canada, because I was very interested in their cause. They are an organization dedicated to freedom of expression. This is a quote from their website: “PEN Canada works on behalf of writers, at home and abroad, who have been forced into silence for writing the truth as they see it.”
Size:
17″ x 22″
Time: 12 hours
Media: Ink and graphite

PEN Canada Promotional Journal

School Project for :
Illustrative Visual Strategies
Goal: Stage 2 of the project was to design a 3 Dimensional piece of merchandise to send out as a promotional. I chose a journal.
Time: 5 hours
Media: Ink and graphite image on a photograph of a suede journal. Image is the following:

Figure Drawing Project

Sinead on Balcony

School Project for : Painting and Drawing
Inspiration:
Original character design for graphic novel (personal project)
Size:
14″ by 17″
Media: Charcoal on Translucent Visual Bond Paper

Density Study

School Project for : Painting and Drawing
Inspiration:
Original character design for graphic novel (personal project)
Size:
14″ by 17″
Media: Charcoal and graphite on Translucent Visual Bond Paper