Daily Archives: April 15, 2014

Project 3

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Project 3 Process

These images represent my process for Project 3.

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Then I went into Illustrator and began to work on the icons.

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Then I expended upon my icons more.

Final icons

The colors are a little off here, but you can get the point.

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Book Design Process

Children’s Book

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My inspiration my little nephew and helping him build his first car

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how to be inspired.

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For my book, I was really inspired by vintage/retro designs and wanted to use what I found and adapt it into my style. I also challenged myself and illustrated my book in a different style than what I am used to doing. My icons and illustrations don’t have strokes yet the cover illustration does. I incorporated the two different styles throughout the pages.

Project 3 Design Process

I started the design process by brainstorming different ideas on what I could make my book about.

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I then picked a topic (How to Lose a Guy) and created brain maps. I made two – one for indirect methods, and one for direct methods.

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Next, I narrowed down the brain map into the topics that I wanted to use as icons, and sketched different ideas.

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Next, I laid sketched a rough layout of my pages and decided I was going to make a 7×7 book and use the square grids that are given on inDesign.

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After deciding on a layout, I turned my brain map in to a list of important overall topics and subtopics in order to organize what I wanted to say.

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Finally, I finalized my icons and picked fonts and color schemes to work with for my book.

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Here is the final project!! I am really happy with how it turned out.

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