Portfolio of Illustrations
Illustration work by artist Karla Beatty. Traditional and digital illustrations.
Client: Horticulture Magazine
A watercolor scientific illustration of a tulip is the resource for a simple tulip illustration. The source tulip was cut away from its white background, the stem was straightened, colors were changed, and the shapes were varied.
A vintage illustration from the LOC was restored and repaired. The four dancers were selected and cut away. Notice that a foot and also a hand under the breast of one of the dancers had to be removed and reconstructed.
A vintage photo from the LOC of JD Rockefeller was repaired and restored. Missing and torn elements were reconstructed. Contrast and sharpness were enhanced.
Vintage photos from the LOC were collaged together to create a digital art print. The original b&w photos were repaired and restored, changed to sepia, selectively faded or sharpened, and layered together.
Client: Botanical Interests Seed Company