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The publication was achieved with photos from the internet. My research was extensive since it is difficult to find print quality photography on the internet. Louise Fili’s elegance and style were captured with the final composition. She is an individual of many talents, and I admire her work. Adobe software programs: Photoshop, Illustrator, and In-Design.
Spread and Feature Story
I had the opportunity to photograph the divers in action while on vacation in Acapulco. I was able to capture and express the unique exploits of Acapulco. The scenery and colors express the beauty and the courageousness of those willing to participate. Adobe software programs: Photoshop and In-Design.
As a connoisseur of wine, I enjoyed the research and also partaking to accomplish this project. All the photos in this layout consist of my own photography except for the two glasses by the number one. This is a combination of photographs from a vineyard in Ithaca, New York and the other right here in our very own backyard in Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Adobe software programs: Photoshop, Illustrator, and In-Design.
Various software programs from adobe were utilized to achieve the results of the olive oil labels. The labels were created in Illustrator. The photos were masked in Photoshop, and then incorporated both, the label design and the photos into In-Design to complete the typography.
Micron Pen Drawing
Two shapes were repeated to accomplish this design. Each layer contains different patterns to simulate texture using various micron pen sizes.
Chestnut Tree with a Man Sitting on the Roots
Jacques De Gheyn
Staedtler lumograph pencils are the chosen media for this grid drawing. Besides being a premium pencil, it contains a wide range of degrees with thickness, softness, and hardness. The variety allows for the different techniques used in creating texture in pencil drawings.
An Englishman in New York
Sting Album Cover
Conceptual Album Cover
Two medias were utilized to achieve the ultimate results, gouache and acrylic paint. Once completed, the painting was transferred into Photoshop and the snowflakes were strategically placed around and in the globe. Without a doubt, the essence of the song was captured. As an avid Sting fan, I absolutely love the results of this painting.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Book Jacket Designs
The ladies on the book covers are figurines from the Giuseppe Armani Collection. The figurines were photographed just before sunrise. Light was directed from above to create shadow effects so the light casted on the figurines seemed natural. I captured and achieved an elegant and mysterious quality. The photos were manipulated Photoshop, and the layout and typography were finalized in In-Design.
Infinite Concept Design
This is a sample of a series of campaign ads for a retail paper store. Infinite Concept Design (ICD) is a stationery store that provides event-planning services hence the tagline, Beyond Paper. The store has a designer team that provides any type of graphic design needs for private or corporate needs such as, logos, taglines, marketing, and packaging design. Numerous Adobe software programs: Photoshop, Illustrator and In-Design.
The poster design encompasses one of my very first projects into my last. The concept is form formulating starting from a dot to a line to a plane, two dimensional to 3 dimensions, form, forming, formulating and evolving by using grey scale and evolving to primary colors. My strategy was to embrace my course studies of graphic design and articulate it into my final piece. Adobe software programs: Photoshop, Illustrator, and In-Design.
The New Yorker
The concept portrays endangered peace. The yin yang painted on the earth signifies peace on earth and the missiles floating within and around it building awareness of the dangers unbeknownst to us in the world we live in. The painting was accomplished with two medias acrylic and gouache paint.
Champagne is regional from France. One of many women’s treasures are shoes; therefore, used is the word trésure meaning treasure in French. Thus, the labels were fittingly designed. I managed a photo shoot of shoes at a department store and brought down the opacity of each one to achieve the glass slipper look. The design of the actual label was created in Illustrator along with the typography for the final product. The images were manipulated in Photoshop.
A photo of an apple and a tree were manipulated in Photoshop by masking the portion of the photo needed. Next, a blending technique was used to transfer the images to paper. Afterwards, the images were scanned back into Photoshop to create a rustic feel. The typography and layout were finalized and completed in In-Design.
Don't You Worry Child by Swedish House Mafia
Album Cover and Poster
The drawing was hand sketched with Staedtler Mars Lumograph pencils. The image was transferred by using a blending technique to establish mystique then, scanned into Photoshop. The concept was finalized by adding a textured background and creating the shooting star in illustrator to convey the sentiment of the message from father to son. The poster mimics the album cover with a little more detail.
The design of the clock in reverse timing and the two Bs summarize the concept of the movie. The clock was created in Illustrator. A blending technique was exercised to achieve the rustic effect of the ballerina to address the mystique of the movie while embracing all the elements collectively. Adobe software programs: Illustrator and Photoshop.
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