Friday, September 18, 2009

Pink & Green

Drum roll please.....

I am about to show you the first set of handmade cards. This was my first graphic design 5 project, and I really wanted to create something that was me.

As a designer, I spend most of my time creating things for other people. I have to follow their direction and their vision and work my own style into their ideal design. This is challenging for some people in my class, but I think I have come close to mastering it.

For this project, I had tons of creative freedom. I designed the patterns, I carved the patterns into a linoleum block, I picked the size of the cards, the colors, the inside, the messaging, and the logo and packaging. And I think that is what most excites me about the final product. As soon as I was finished, there was no doubt in my mind that it was a portfolio piece. I haven't gotten any feedback from my professor yet, but I am anticipating good things since she was excited about it during the process.

So without further ado...


Look for the other two reveals in the next couple days.


cjd

2 comments:

  1. Great work Christa! I will be looking forward to the day of seeing your designs on retail shelves. You are incredibly talented and will be going BIG places. Keep up the great work.

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