All Three Articles

All Three Articles - student project

---EDIT - sorry to edit again, but I loved the challenge so much I've now done all three :-) ---

Hey Everyone!

Great class thanks Ed, I'm very much enjoying working through these.

I'd like to try my hand at all of the articles but so far have competed the Flower Power one. Here goes.... let me know what you think! :-)

My prep sketches were pretty loosey goosey but I enjoy drawing objects and plants and strong shapes so I went with number 5!...

All Three Articles - image 1 - student project

After playing around I arrived at this in Illustrator:

All Three Articles - image 2 - student project

After adding a bit of texture  and adjusting the colours in Photoshop I arrived at this (below)... I'm not a-huuuuundred % sure on the composition so any thoughts would be much appreciated. Cheers!

All Three Articles - image 3 - student project

Economic Growth Brief...

I struggled for lots of ideas with this one so don't have too many prep sketches. The idea was an economics professor with a whiteboard behind him. A second doodle gave me the idea to use his tie as an arrow...

All Three Articles - image 4 - student project

All Three Articles - image 5 - student project

And here's the outcome:

All Three Articles - image 6 - student project


These were my initial ideas. I went with the line up one but soon felt it was too busy so I simplified it and zoomed in on the image. The result and mock up is below :-) 

All Three Articles - image 7 - student project

All Three Articles - image 8 - student project

All Three Articles - image 9 - student project

Becky Dore