ith computer graphics and digital cameras has come the ability to efficiently combine photography and illustration. What used to involve cutting, pasting and airbrushing acetate layers to smooth out seams is now accomplished far more effectively in a computer.
Even in situations where photo input does not match the desired illustration style, experience in programs such as Photshop allow incremental parts to be filtered and painted over, thus achieving a uniform look.
Combine painted and photographic images for quicker image making .
As experience with the image making capability of a computer grows, the ability to efficiently create more ambitious images also increases. How exciting it is to have the means to illustrate whatever concept we can imagine in a reasonable amount of time. And then, be able to accomplish these visions with a control that compliments both message and brand.In this sample, the watch and figure are photos that have been filtered and retouched. All other elements are illustrated from scratch.