BLUE COLLAR/WHITE COLLAR from Sterling Hundley
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Some offer the idea that creatives are capable of plucking great ideas from thin air. My ideas have never come easy. It is, after all, the concep… Read More
Some offer the idea that creatives are capable of plucking great ideas from thin air. My ideas have never come easy. It is, after all, the concept that validates the motivation behind my paintings. If the idea is weak, then the very foundation of the painting is in jeopardy. Pigment may impress with its application, but it simply dresses up what is underneath. It is the responsibility of the illustrator to manifest their thoughts as visuals for others to comprehend. My role begins long before I ever touch the final working surface. I spend my time pouring over the elements in a story, article, play, etc. that combine to present a problem. These problems offer parameters within which I can manipulate the assembled symbols through juxtaposition, metaphors, similes, etc. to uncover the seed of an idea. Usually letters and words, assembled into lists, are the universal symbols that I pull from the essence of the story. Read Less
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BLUE COLLAR / WHITE COLLAR  
by Sterling Hundley. 
Published by AdHouse Books
Blue Collar/White Collar collects the art of award-winning illustrator and painter Sterling Hundley. This retrospective monograph is embellished with process while showcasing Hundley's commercial work AND fine-art career. Hundley employs materials from traditional (printmaking, oils, acrylics) to digital, in creating his idea-driven solutions. The result? Work that lies between a blue collar ethic and white collar aesthetic.
details: 
160 4C pages
6 " x 9 " HC
$24.95 US funds
ISBN 978-1-935233-15-2
Shipping October 2011
Diamond Order Code: JUN11 0791