I am pleased to say that this is my final design finished. Overall I am very pleased with the outcome, however there are perhaps some areas that I could change to improve my work as a graphic designer. But I will practice these ideas and improvements to my next assignment.
My work is about how the natural sun can pull you out of depression (S.A.D) and help improve your mood and positive thoughts. The process of this design is depression, Dr.Sun then cure, and these are represented through cloud, sun and rays.
I decided to stay with my original design but change the big words into a zig zag pattern. I felt the other changes would of taken me too long to perfect and I only had a limited amount of time to do it in.
After my one to one tutorial with my tutor she suggested I tried some ideas to see if they improve my design.
One idea was to change the doctor sun into the paper cut out with the texture underneath it. I liked the idea but for me it didn’t give the same effect and felt empty.
Here I took out the sun rays and made the big words in between into a zig zag pattern. I felt without the sun rays it was really empty and so did my student friends, however we all really liked the zig zag type so I decided to keep that idea.
This is my overall final design for this assignment. I am really pleased with my design outcome and have made a lot of processes to get to this point. The depression is the cloud and Dr. Sun is pushing it’s rays through and uplifting their mood.
I cut my quotes out in a sun ray shape to add to my design. The only problem with creating this type is that it really hurt my fingers, apart from that I really like it.
Here I experimented with he brain idea and added cut out type inside to show thoughts.
I created this type with letter sponges. I really like the result, it is patchy and depressing.
I was looking into the artist Rob Ryan and his paper cut out designs. This style of type is what I want to try for the sun rays quotes as it is still natural looking which is something I wanted to achieve.
I have now considered where the sun sits in my design to create the best understanding. I thought it would better if the sun was in the centre at the top as it creates a better flow and story line. The cloud is depression, the sun is the doctor and the rays is the cure. I also really don’t like the use of computer type so I am now considering what to use instead of that.