Technical illustration process 
from first observation to final product.

First sketch of an Equid Occidentalis specimen, rubbed with carbon dust to transfer the image.

(Pencil, Carbon Dust)

Drawn on scene

Starting to make sense of and render the subject matter.

(Carbon Dust)

Creating an image

Fine-tuning an image for clarity and tonal contrast.

(Photoshop)

Digital editing

Researching/writing content and starting to put illustrations together to achieve a broader picture.

(Illustrator)

Sizing and arranging

Second iteration of

layout design. 

(Illustrator).

Final layout & typography 

My Process