Thursday, February 28, 2008

Cut + paste

When I started my own business just over a year ago, one thing I really wanted to push myself to do is more illustration. I like not having a specific illustration style, rather I try different techniques, mediums and materials—creating some parts by hand and then working with them on the computer. One of my clients is Cozi, which offers a free software service for busy families to stay in sync. I've done some interface design for them, but when it came time to do some printed collateral, we decided to use an illustration of a family rather than generic stock photography. I created the image used on this piece with cut paper and fabric—it gives it a kid feel, appropriate to their audience and the circular motif picks up on the Cozi branding.

1 comment:

Naomi Cox said...

What a good idea. It's always challenging coming up with fresh ways to depict a theme. Using such a handmade technique — but making it professional and friendly was a great solution.

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