For design, llustration sometimes works better than photography, especially for packaging. A painting can feature intense color and nuances of detail, while also sending out signals of craftsmanship, care, and expertise. Pies for Betty Lou’s mouthwatering Fruit Bars. Eight great flavors. Scones and bread for Dassant Baking Mixes. Twenty-five products in all.Friendly cows for a regional dairy.Foodie portraits of company founders, for packaging.Fruit for energy bars and snacks. Painting without using black is an old illustrator’s trick that produces the most saturated colors.One of fifteen flower paintings for E.B. Stone garden products.Personal paintings for an exhibition.