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Little Bighorn Prairie Wildlife Guide

William Pitzer Illustrations Infographics

One of the more challenging assignments I've worked on is this 12-page, accordion-fold nature guide in 2009 for the National Park Service: A Prairie Wildlife Nature Guide and Checklist. Accordion-folds are a great way to produce high-density content through an economy of space. I created 200 drawings of plants and animals, which corresponded to 400 total drawings, including the pencil sketches for the initial layout. Due to the anticipated multiple edits, I decided to make a hybrid set of illustrations with pen and ink originals, scanned in at hi-res and saved as 1-bit tiffs, overlaid on vector color shapes, then masked so that...

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