Week 13

Website 1: Jessica Roux

This is Jessica's homepage

Jessica Roux is a Nashville-based freelance illustrator and plant & animal enthusiast. She uses subdued colors and rhythmic shapes, and in doing so she renders flora, fauna, food, and many other things with intricate detail reminiscent of old world beauty.

When you open Jessica's website, you immediately see her work. She has her name beneath a well-rendered hand holding a flower. This hierarchy is interesting becuase typically artists will advertise their names more so than their artwork - at least for promotional purposes by use of hierarcy. In this case it's right the opposite, Jessica relies on her artwork more so than her title. Her webpage is clean and compliments her artistic style. She utilizes a gallery-style layout to display her artwork. The submenu is clear and easy to follow. The name of the page that you are on becomes a darker color, which helps a viewer know which page they on currently viewing. This website is completely responsive.

Website 2: Katie Turner

This is Katie's homepage

Katie Turner is an artist and illustrator from Tulsa, Oklahoma. her work has been called whimsical, quirky, and fresh, with a teenage flair. She specializes in children's illustration, and dabble in editorial and surface design. I've illustrated books, magazines, greeting cards, stationery, and more.

This wesite is clean and modern. The type she utilizes is large, bold, pink and sans-serif, adding to the modernized aesthetic. Her logo is located in the upper lefthand corner of the webpage, it's large and animated which is eye-catching. This compliments her quirky style. Her work is displayed in a gallery fashion, as you scroll down they fade in and move up to join the other images. Her menu is short, clear and concise. The website is completely responsive when resizing.

Website 3: Vivien Mildenberger

This is Vivien's homepage

Vivien Mildenberger is based in Nashville, Tennessee. She creates illustrations, pottery, and more. She illustrates for children most of all. Her work has been featured by publications such as New American Paintings and American Illustration. Publishing clients include Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, QuartoKids, Little Bee, Penguin and Macmillan/Henry Holt.

This website is clean and modern, which allows viewers to view the artwork without any distraction. She uses an illustration in the upper lefthand corner that acts as a logo and return home link. She does not have her name on each page of her website, which could work against her. The menu is easy to follow and use for navigating. This website is completely responsive when resizing.

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