Patrick Dias & Janet Mac : My new favourite food!

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Un-commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
This began as a curiosity to dip our feet into the world of children's books. We set out to collaborate on a couple of illustrations to challenge ourselves to work together on a deeper level. Both our styles are vibrant and playful, so we aimed to make something that blended our own strengths in 2D and 3D design into a cohesive look, showing an interaction we wished we experienced as kids.

How was the illustration used:
This was created partly as styleframes for pitching as a children's book illustration style and for personal experimentation.

How did you make this work:
We wanted to create a story about embracing and sharing our differences through food. A 2D colour illustration was the foundation for the 3D environment, matching the skewed perspectives and proportions. The goal was to maintain a tactile quality to the 3D environment, capturing the essence of a handmade set.


Social Media:
instagram.com/tigerbacon & _janetmac

Personal Website:
patrick-dias.com


Currently Based:
Canada

Biography:
Patrick is a Toronto based designer and animator—a graduate in graphic design and self taught in illustration and animation. What fuels him is doing passion projects that inch him closer towards his goal of directing animation work, and finding his stylistic voice. He spends his extracurricular time honing his slingshot skills, and attempting to pet various outdoor cats.Janet is a freelance 3D artist, illustrator and animator from Toronto. She creates playful stylized 3D illustrations, animations and GIF's. Selected clients include Google, The New York Times, Medium and Planned Parenthood. Outside of art, she takes improv courses, likes electronic music, is trying to live more sustainably, and laughing at obscure sights on the streets.

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