The nickname for Calcutta (also known as Kolkata) is “City of Joy.” It used to be the capital of India, and is therefore known for its rich cultural heritage and a strong sense of community. The “City of Furious, Creative Energy” welcomed Phileas Fogg on October 25th; within our virtual tour we can visit it over and over again.
Talented illustrator Natalia Moroz speaks about 5 features of good stock illustrations and the ways to develop these features in your works.
1. Originality: A good illustration contains simple things depicted in the author’s own vision. Creating an illustration for stock agencies means producing something totally new. You shouldn’t be afraid to try new techniques, look for bright characters, and apply original solutions. Try to find a subject which is not too popular in stocks; look for your own niche. Your way of thinking should be unconventional; that will help you to realize fresh ideas in your own style.