Here are the graphic design projects i've been working on over the last month or so!
First is the poster and concert booklet cover for EVOKX's Evocation 2013 concert.
I used coloured paper to cut out squiggles and combined them to form a cloud wrapped with a black ribbon. I post-processed the raw image file in photoshop. I prefer doing things physically and then modifying the image in photoshop because it has a unique quality than forming it with vectors, which sometimes have a clinical feel to it.
The concept was that the coloured squiggles are voices of the choir, coming together to form a bouquet that brings to mind the bouquet that is presented to the choir at the end of the concert to give thanks. Because EVOKX's Evocation series donates all concert proceeds to charity, the overall image was a bouquet of voices giving back to society.
The back of the concert booklet will be a similar cloud formation, but instead of squiggles there'll be photos of the members that participated in the concert. A sort of cheesy mirroring of the front cover! ;D
You can see the squiggles in action here on vine when I was playing around with the formation of the cloud.
This is the ticket design that I did with another member of EVOKX, Michelle. She came out with the overall size, format and text, and I added in the squiggles in black and white. I do like the idea of the ticket being the skeleton sketch of the squiggles, although in reality the poster came before the ticket. ;D The squiggles here were done with a tablet in illustrator.
This is an icon for my friend Fatmah's music website, Pandarocketship. Again I cut coloured paper to form the image before post-processing it in photoshop.
Similar with the Evocation poster, I raised the coloured paper on small bits of blutack to create depth. I realised from this project that it is pretty difficult to make a animal character look cute and happy - and it's in minuscule shifts of the eyes, ears and nose positions that give it a different character. I could have put a :3 mouth which would have solved the happy-look pretty quickly but I didn't want it to look too chibi...
I'm also supposed to be working on a header to go with this icon, but I'm procrastinating and doing up this post instead...XD
This is a name card for my friend Madelyn's sister. She wanted something pink with bunting flags, so there you go! :D This was my first attempt at designing a name card in illustrator, so kudos to tutorials on the internet. I did this before I bought my tablet, so I had the hardest time trying to draw the bunting flags with my mouse. o.o
That's about it! The Evocation 2013 booklet is still in the works, and with uni starting next week or so, you'll probably only get to see it after october when uni and the concert is over XD But I'll be posting on twitter, facebook and instagram so keep an eye on those avenues if you want to know what's up~