Of the set, the second part is a bigger project, which this time had to be bigger than A4 but no bigger than 40cm x 33cm, and landscape in orientation.
The brief went something like this:
Illustrate a single page spread from a gentle story about a cow who finally finds friendship with a bird. The story reveals what they learn and see of the world around them as they travel. Allow 1/4 of the page as a text area, and a bleed all round. The image has to be appealing, yet delicate, and in soft colours. Good contrasts of scale between bird and cow were recommended.
The following was my first concept drawing, but it got discarded because it was too similar to what other students have done.
From here on in, it is photographs because the A3 scanner does not do delicate colours well at all.
Here's how it ended up after all of that. Firstly with crop marks etc