The Flavor of Wisconsin

Posted in Woodcut/engraving illustrations, Food, Plants, Animals, Spots

Book cover showing a postcard on a checkered tablecloth with a cherry pie, an ear of corn and a knife.

Woodcut-style illustrations of walnuts, a wheel of cheese, an acorn squash, a pea pod and a bass.

Cover illustration and internal spot illustrations for a cookbook put out by Wisconsin Historical Society Press. The book was aimed at kids and featured historical and cultural aspects of Wisconsin’s food heritage.

Media: marker on layout paper, scanned and touched up in Photoshop;  in Illustrator the finished black and white image was traced, elements were separated (postcard, lettering, etc.) and colour was added.