THE SPOILS OF SAINT HUBRIS
Fine Arts, Illustration, Painting
"The Spoils of Saint Hubris" is the first exhibition in an ongoing series of paintins, drawings, and sculptures entitled "The Spoils" by acclaimed American artist, Sterling Clinton Hundley.
I'm leading a group of creatives out into Banff and the Canadian Rockies this summer; July 25-29, as the first International Legendeer Expedition, as well as organizing the Legendeer 2 day Workshop in Calgary; July 30 & 31.
My background is in illustration and painting, but being a self-initiated project, I needed to handle the design, branding, identity and illustration elements related to the company.
The mission of Legendeer is to embed artists back into the world as thought leaders, innovators and creative disruptors and to share the processes and principles we use to transform our life experiences into powerful works of art.
This "back to the soil" approach required a balance of set typography, grand photography and hand drawn and written elements. The mustard yellow is a signature color for the program and makes a cameo throughout.
More information on what we're doing can be found on the legendeer site: www.legendeer.org/canada2016Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography2016
The finished print: BBH:JUGGERNAUT with a detail shot. The image was created for Out of Step Arts, an amazing artist collective, and is available in the store as a LE (100) Print and a Hand-embellished artist's print (10). The work is a significant moment in the story I've been developing for my comic, under the working title BBH.
http://outofsteparts.bigcartel.com/Graphic Design, Illustration2015
Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrated by Sterling Hundley
A classic tale of heroism, piracy and adventure that has never been equalled – with an introduction by Michael Morpurgo.
Bound in buckram, blocked with a design by Sterling Hundley
Set in Bulmer
256 pages; frontispiece and 11 colour illustrations and the original Stevenson map
10" x 7½"Illustration, Painting, Print Design2014
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.2010
All works © Sterling Clinton Hundley 2015.