Right, to start this whole shebang; I had to first scour the internet what I thought were nice websites and what were awful ones and here the websites I looked through:
-Disclaimer: Any emotional/aestehtic scarring from clicking the bad links is not my responsibility.-
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To tackle this new investigations; I decided to go out there and look at a variety of cereals; seeing which designs were good and which designs could use some improvements.
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Here is the second version of my contrast design, the first being the same design, but, in a white font. I have changed the color from white to yellow as yellow creates for a more interesting aesthetics as well as being more friendlier to the eyes.
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Below, you will see a list of elements used in design and anything in bold and italics will be my chosen ones for design. (Souce: https://www.johnlovett.com/test.htm)
Afterwards, I started brainstorming for ideas and looking through different real-life locations for some inspirations such as my home, the university center and a local park.
Despite wanting to do Monsoon, I decided to do first hand research on both stores as they are owned by the same name and i thought that there may be design similarities I could incorporate on my later product to make it look part of the house style more.
And so, I decided to the local Monsoon and Accessorize on a Friday.
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Further on, I really liked the silhouette I made and the branches Idea and decided to stick to it. However, i decided against the red background as it didn’t suit the colours I chose for it which was black and blue. The black and blue are prominent in my design. I used it as a house style as well as the idea of silhouettes.
As I ventured into designing, my first ideas was to use a painted antagonist from Pan’s labyrinth’s to create contrats of silhuettes. I painted this:
which was the pale man in the movie. It was a long process as creating the skin-like tone took forever to make and re-make each painting session.
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