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Buddha Birthday Poster

Hi! I started a magazine spread, but somehow I lost the file :-( and didn't have much time to start all over again. So I decided to show a poster I did many years ago for a wellness center as a volunteer. I'm not sure if they ever used it.

The center is called Zen Village and it is multidisciplinary, they offer meditation, yoga, and is also a Buddhist Temple. They asked me to do a poster inviting people to attend Buddahs birthday.

This is the original version. They told me the colors to use (red and green).  Not sure where this image came from.

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In this new version, I used a photo I took of a buddha sitting and made it a vector and just used the face. I decided to use 1 image and added a crown since it is a celebration, festive event.  The design is symmetrical. I tried to break the symmetry by tilting the image of buddha a little . Using -hierarchy- I made the title  Buddha Birthday bigger. For typography I chose 2 fonts: Remires and Panefresco family. My perception of Panefresco is that it is a font that is kind of casual, not too formal and friendly. Any feedback is welcome. I enjoyed the class and I know there is much more to learn but knowing the principles and practicing is key for growth. 

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