Colour Themes

A quick and easy technique I learnt whilst making my posters was creating a colour palette which would provide inspiration. I got an image from the internet and pasted it onto the document, from there I created circles with the shape tool (can be any shape).By using the shortcuts in Illustrator, I used V (selection tool) to click…

Pattterns Update

Since I first learned how to create patterns in Illustrator, the process became  easier with practice and while learning other techniques such as the post with isometric patterns, I have learned how to make more engaging designs.  

Final Poster Design and Alternatives

This is the poster that I have selected as my final design because of it’s striking boldness and eye-catching piece with colours that are daring. I believe I have met the brief which is to design a poster celebrating the upcoming festival of architecture. I made sure I included the logo,title and some techniques that I could…

SketchBook Work

I did some sketches to give me an idea of what my final poster will look like, testing out different shape sizes and layout. Also considering the type of building.

Poster Research

During the mid-twentieth century, more specifically the 1940s, modernism took charge in the form of international typographic and  American cooperate styles. The I.T style focused more on catering towards a global community rather than a national body, this is to prevent confusion between various different cultures and to convey information clearly. The A.C style adopted features from the…

Geometric Shape Effects

Make the background colour black, make sure the rulers and snaps are checked, use the ruler to drag on to the page in the middle to maje a 4×4 grid.      

Creating Isometric Patterns

Making geometric patterns in illustrator was a really fun process and I love the effect, the pattern is a bold layout that gives off an interesting illusion and would be nice to include in my poster design.   So this technique I learnt was again from a youtube tutorial. You would start off with a…

Poster Experiments

  This poster was made following a youtube tutorial on how to make a fun vector illustration,I like the variety of styles you could make and create a funky poster.I also downloaded the Benny black font type kit, I did try out other fonts although this one stood out more for me,and suited the thick…

Low Poly Poster Designs

I wanted to try out different techniques so that I could learn more about the software I am using, and get to know the tools better so that I can create my final 3 Poster Designs. This type of vector art caught my attention instantly when researching various designs made with Illustrator. I enjoyed making these…

Pattens

Some patterns I’ve tested out using Illustrator – will soon update more. It is a simple process, all you need to do is make some shapes, add colour and adapt it to the style you want then go to object and select the pattern option and go to make. You will get an options screen…

Quote By Neville Brody

With a limited amount of text fonts, I produced a poster experimenting with the font, layout and size which shows a quote referring to Digital Art. I used the horizontal type tool and placed different words on multiple layers so that I could move them freely and try out other compositions. This was the outcome.  > Before…