Sunday, 26 January 2014

Postcard design brief

Postcard and bookmark designs for a fictional poetry festival.
I decided to create two identities based on lines from the poem, "Of Mutability" by Jo Shapcott.

Most of the work was done by initially creating a load of collage and mixed media pieces in response to the poem then working out ways of creating a postcard and bookmark with them using all or part of the original artwork. I did a bit of both and came up with a few different design ideas and concepts, here are a few of the ones I have picked for the final presentation.

The Flying Fish:

I scanned an abstract painting done on a book page then blew it up and pixelated it for the background.

 And the Spring Chill:

this was another abstract book page painting I scanned then blew up and pixelated for the background

 I did these little paintings and then scanned and blew them up and used pixelated portions for some of the

 there are some more here on my Coroflot page
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