Dancing Animation: Why It Works

Dancing Animation: Why It Works

I found this cute little animation on Pinterest and I think it works because of the way it was animated and the way certain things move.  Please Note: I tried to draw over this gif, but after saving it out of photoshop, the circles and text were not where I placed it....
Golden Pursuit Gig Poster

Golden Pursuit Gig Poster

Part One: Brainstorming This project was very challenging for me. I really struggled to come up with ideas and concepts. I knew I wanted to do a poster for an upbeat indie band and I did a word map with that. I didn’t feel like it really led me the right...
Analyzing Perspective in Art

Analyzing Perspective in Art

I found this watercolor illustration and thought it did a great job of showing perspective in art. This isn’t a vector, but I think the same principles apply. If this was done poorly it would feel awkward and it would be hard to tell what things are behind each...
Beautiful Patterns

Beautiful Patterns

I stumbled upon a beautiful branding project on Behance for a Gelato place called Carmello. The full project is stunning and you can see it here. For this post, I want to take a look at the pattern that is used so heavily in their branding and discuss why it works...
Traveling Icon Set

Traveling Icon Set

I found these traveling icons on Behance by Olha Filipenko.  There are a LOT of icons here. But here are some general things I noticed about them: Symbols: In the video that I watched before doing this assignment, Kyle talked a lot about icons needing to communicate...