Wrapping Up

Fall semester is quickly coming to a close! I wanted to share with you my latest assignment for my Advanced Illustration class. In my class all of our assignments this semester have been self directed. Basically, we propose an assignment, talk about why we want to do it, what strengths and weaknesses we want to work on, and how we think the piece will apply to our portfolio or ideal market.  Since I have done… Read more »


End of semester updates

The end of the semester at Ringling is approaching quickly, and alongside working on the Meanwhile comic, I’ve been finishing up projects as well as doing research for my thesis portfolio next semester. I recently finished an informative illustration about camping, as well as focusing on some typography and more pattern designs. I’m constructing a new design section on my website that I intend to put online soon, focusing on hand lettering as well as… Read more »


Graphic Novel classwork

Here are a few in-progress panels from a two-page comic I have been working on in George Pratt’s Graphic Novel class.  I will bring this project to finish in the near future; some of these may be edited or eliminated as the comic progresses.

9″ x 12″ colored pencil, ink, and watercolor on toned paper

  – Cristi López


Wedding Invite Illustration and Design

I wanted to share with you what I’ve been doing outside of school assigned work recently.  My good friends Keith and Lisa commissioned me to create their wedding invite, save the date, and RSVP.  I had never done anything like this before, but I was really excited to create something special for people who are really important to me! They gave me a lot of creative freedom, but I stuck with a muted palette and… Read more »


The House of the Rising Sun

This is an informative comic about the recording history of the folk song, “The House of the Rising Sun/Rising Sun Blues,” from its first recording, to Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan, to the version by The Animals that popularized it worldwide. Full size is available on my website.


Children’s Book Progress

  For my senior thesis, I have been developing a 32-page children’s book that (if everything goes as planned, fingers crossed) I’ll have completed by the Senior Show.  While I don’t wish to display any of the full illustrations, here is a preview of my latest piece!  The Muesli family casually enjoys lunch in the library. – Brenna Thummler