Illustrations Vol. 4
Various commissioned illustrations
Some commissioned illustrations done between December 2018 and July 2019, for Food & Wine, Little White Lies, Thrive (Straight-Line Leadership), Aguaardiente, Roche Magazine and Natur & Kultur.
Updates and work in progress on my Instagram account @tavomontanez
Dos Semanas en Julio
Natur & Kultur
"Dos semanas de julio" is an innovative and modern basic teaching material in Spanish for grades 6-9 in Sweden. Exciting stories that run throughout the school year, speed up student's language development and raise their motivation. This book series are published by Natur & Kultur, a Swedish publishing foundation with head office in Stockholm known for an extensive series of teaching materials.
In this year's story, Daniel, a travels to Mexico to work. But he finds a box of old letters and diaries and decides to look for the right owner. I was asked through the editor Åsa Gustafsson to prepare a set of illustrations for the story of Daniel in this year 9 of "Dos Semanas de Julio". Here is the illustration cover and the full set for this publication.
All the illustrations are original pencil drawings on paper remastered and colored in Adobe Photoshop with Wacom Cintiq.
Cover for Revista Aguaardiente. The feature article dealt with the issue of ecological and environmental impact in Mexico. Illustration is a digital drawing made in Procreate for iPad Pro and remastered and colored in Adobe Photoshop with Wacom Cintiq.
Raffinerie AG für Gestaltung
Simona M. Ceccarelli
I was asked by Raffinerie AG für Gestaltung through Simona M. Ceccarelli to prepare an illustration for an interview to
Keith Bigelow who leads the Analytics team at GE Healthcare. The article was written by Rebekka Schnell and published by MyRoche, an internal magazine with print distribution in F. Hoffmann La Roche.
The illustration is an original pencil drawing on paper, remastered and colored in Adobe Photoshop with Wacom Cintiq.