Shadowness - MaebhCostello http://shadowness.com I’m a female graphic designer working full-time in the Rep. of Ireland. I specialise in Illustration. I am self motivated, I spend my spare time... en Subject Matter http://shadowness.com/MaebhCostello/subject-matter <a href="http://shadowness.com/MaebhCostello/subject-matter"><img src="http://shadowness.com/file/item7/195081/image_t6.jpg" /></a><br />Subject Matter Wed, 22 Feb 2012 18:03:12 -0500 Memories In Time http://shadowness.com/MaebhCostello/memories-in-time <a href="http://shadowness.com/MaebhCostello/memories-in-time"><img src="http://shadowness.com/file/item7/195080/image_t6.jpg" /></a><br />Memories In Time Wed, 22 Feb 2012 18:03:10 -0500 Poison http://shadowness.com/MaebhCostello/poison-2 <a href="http://shadowness.com/MaebhCostello/poison-2"><img src="http://shadowness.com/file/item6/159463/image_t6.jpg" /></a><br />Poison is a dynamic sketch that plays on nature's life cycle. Both Black Widow Spider and Ivy are poisonous. They are a dangerous aspect of the Mother Nature circle. This illustration was created from a hand drawn sketch which was photo-manipulated in Photoshop. Tue, 15 Nov 2011 16:50:47 -0500 Darkness http://shadowness.com/MaebhCostello/darkness-2 <a href="http://shadowness.com/MaebhCostello/darkness-2"><img src="http://shadowness.com/file/item5/144224/image_t6.jpg" /></a><br />Enslavement was the theme for this emotional illustration. This piece captures the exploitation of an innocent. It depicts the unwillingness of the victims and the traumatic trials of their young lives. The Art work was created from my own personal photography work and Photoshop. I would like to thank my model Caoimhe for her striking and dramatic modelling! Sun, 09 Oct 2011 16:45:07 -0400 Bio-Sight http://shadowness.com/MaebhCostello/bio-sight <a href="http://shadowness.com/MaebhCostello/bio-sight"><img src="http://shadowness.com/file/item5/141299/image_t6.jpg" /></a><br />This is an exploratory piece based on concept of plants and their strive to capture the light. Without light they cannot survive. Sun, 02 Oct 2011 18:51:43 -0400 Growing Up http://shadowness.com/MaebhCostello/growing-up-2 <a href="http://shadowness.com/MaebhCostello/growing-up-2"><img src="http://shadowness.com/file/item5/141298/image_t6.jpg" /></a><br />The oxygen we breathe comes from plants. Through photosynthesis, plants take energy from the sun, carbon dioxide from the air, and water and minerals from the soil. Without plants we cannot breath. It was this insight that was the inspiration for this art work. The concept was to create a 'Living, Breating Sketch'. Sun, 02 Oct 2011 18:51:42 -0400 For Sale http://shadowness.com/MaebhCostello/for-sale-2 <a href="http://shadowness.com/MaebhCostello/for-sale-2"><img src="http://shadowness.com/file/item5/140407/image_t6.jpg" /></a><br />Coercion was the theme for this striking illustration piece. The 'shop window' concept incorporated in to the composition was influence by the story of Kai, a young girl forced into prostitution. Kai was tricked into selling more then just her body at a young age. In order to represent this emotional story I set up a photoshoot. The Art work was created from my own personal photography work and Photoshop. Theme Details Coercion - Artists illustrating the corrosion episode, will create a piece that reflects a girl being sold, tricked, or kidnapped into the sex trade. Key concepts for a Coercion centered piece- Kidnapping, tricking or being sold. Fri, 30 Sep 2011 17:03:02 -0400 Swallowed http://shadowness.com/MaebhCostello/swallowed-3 <a href="http://shadowness.com/MaebhCostello/swallowed-3"><img src="http://shadowness.com/file/item5/140404/image_t6.jpg" /></a><br />This is an experimental illustration which explores my greatest joy and inner fears. i created this piece to show my love for the sea and surfing, but as much as I love it I also fear it. Its the unknown factor of the sea life that scares me. Fri, 30 Sep 2011 16:55:36 -0400 Jeux De Seduction http://shadowness.com/MaebhCostello/jeux-de-seduction-3 <a href="http://shadowness.com/MaebhCostello/jeux-de-seduction-3"><img src="http://shadowness.com/file/item5/140400/image_t6.jpg" /></a><br />Sahir Khan & Maebh Costello Jeux De Seduction is french for Seduction game. A collaboration serving: Intrinsic Nature - Art Collective Fri, 30 Sep 2011 16:47:03 -0400 Tale Of Lir http://shadowness.com/MaebhCostello/tale-of-lir-2 <a href="http://shadowness.com/MaebhCostello/tale-of-lir-2"><img src="http://shadowness.com/file/item5/140399/image_t6.jpg" /></a><br /> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 16:43:29 -0400