Johanna Miller

designer // letterpress printer

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Love came down to earth

I vectorized and put a colored background on. This is just for show. I have to decide on an ink and paper color for the letterpress cards. I am thinking either silver on white paper or white ink on a colored paper. Let me know what you think!

UPDATE // Dec 7:
This is my final inking. Will refine some!

UPDATE // Dec 7:
I have done a final sketch, and will do my final inking based on this!

UPDATE // Dec 6:

I wasn't in love with either of my sketches for layout. So I have done a new one! Remember, I am trying to keep it somewhat simple for letterpress. My style is also more simple (not highly illustrative). Feedback welcome on this layout/sketch!

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"Love came down to earth" is a short phrase to signify the meaning of Christmas. Jesus Christ was born into this world. He is Love. He is the reason I celebrate this (and every) season!

Below is my inspirational words:

I plan to make my finished project into a letterpress holiday card, and maybe even a print. So I wanted to keep the color palette simple. I'm loving black & whites right now!

Below is my moodboard:

Lettering Warm-Up:

Thumbnails:

Somewhat more refined Sketches...
Which do you prefer? (Obviously both need lots of refining)
A:

B:

Feedback Welcome!

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