Photo Illustration

by Michael Bast

Drawing from History

This project came about from a request from my rep to create a piece for our yearly calendar project. We were partnering with the Field Museum in Chicago to develop imagery that honors the immense fossil collection at the museum. One of my favorite things...

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Yeah, I can do “photo realistic”

I was asked to add the fire in this photo. It is next to impossible to photograph. I painted it entirely in Painter, and then exported to Photoshop. EXPO asked me to create an idealized view of their markers. The design needed a precise control of light...

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