Tuesday, July 07, 2009
COMICS AND CARDS
Yes!!!! a new post
sorry for the lack of post, I've actually been doing a bunch of comic covers recently. But unfortunately I cant show them until they are published
So in the mean time here are some of the covers that I've done. I know these are older images but I just got around to shooting the actual printed covers....get off my back
Also I finally got around to creating a new card (which I'm actually really proud of)
the last few cards have been ultra simple on the backside(name, email). I do really like simple design but I just felt like I needed to say more. I thought this was an attractive solution.
I really don't know dick about design but for those of you who are starting out in this business make sure you leave the backside of the card in a matte finish.
this will let potential clients mark the card and write notes on how awesome you are
I was inspired by a number of business cards I found in a book called The Best Of Business Card Design 8
In used Times New Roman for the font. I felt this was appropriate for the illustration. It has this vintage feel to it but still strongly personifies class with the wright kerning.
Again, I'm not a graphic designer and don't pretend to be. So all of you illustrators out there, do what I say and not what I do, Ask a graphic designer for help when your designing your card/site/identity, because unless you're Sean Chapman, you probably suck......