Oakland - the sunny side of the Bay Area

Oakland - the sunny side of the Bay Area - student project

I struggled with this one for the longest time, trying out different dimensions. Then I discovered that one font I always wanted to use but didn't know how to use it creatively. Then this class gave me a few ideas. All critique and feedback are welcome!

Started here: 

Oakland - the sunny side of the Bay Area - image 1 - student project

Then I tried handlettering it until I stopped and looked at the title of the class, doh!

Oakland - the sunny side of the Bay Area - image 2 - student project

Variation 1:

Oakland - the sunny side of the Bay Area - image 3 - student project

Variation 2:

Oakland - the sunny side of the Bay Area - image 4 - student project

Final. I think.

Oakland - the sunny side of the Bay Area - image 5 - student project

After some feedback, here's the updated version.

Oakland - the sunny side of the Bay Area - image 6 - student project

On a brown shirt maybe?

Oakland - the sunny side of the Bay Area - image 7 - student project