Vector Graphics- Editorial

My concept was to create an illustration for an article of my choice between three articles. Here is the link to the article that I chose. My objective was to create an illustration that expressed what the article was about. I wanted to be creative but really express what is happening in the article.

Sketches

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When sketching for this project I had to make three different types of word list. I then made three different sketches from my word list. I feel this didn’t help me come up with a design but it did prepared my brain to start thinking on what I was going to create.

Process

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My first design I as going to have the networks be like DVDs and have Netflix added to the mix. My teacher didn’t like it and said there was too much writing. So I decided to go back to the drawing board.

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Here I started to make the logos and was deciding how I was going to make the bodies of the logos. I was going to make it the logo’s be the body itself but thinking for a bit I decided that I didn’t want to do that.

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I have now made the body for Netflix. This is when I started o adjust with the suit colors and see what looked best. I also was trying to make sure the bottom part was the correct size for both the logo and top.

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For the second suite I was adjusting the colors to the logo of the network and also making sure the suite was sized correctly.

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Once I made sure all of suits were working, I adjusted the size of the CBS little man and adjusted the logo of Netflix. My goal was to make it seem like Netflix is looking down at the CBS man.

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Here is the pattern I created for the background. I created the WiFi symbol in Netflix colors. In this picture I was adjusting the pattern to what would look best with my design.

Feedback

I asked several of my classmates on what I needed to improve on. I was suggested on making the pattern in the background, which I did. I also adjusted the logo’s a little to make them work better with their bodies.

Final Product

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Here is my end result. I am really happy with what I came up with. I really like the background with the colors and that I chose. After several drafts, I think this one is my favorite and looks the best. I also really like I have the logo’s looking at each other. I think this express the article more than anything else.

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