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Offline Kudos

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kudos graphic design practice
« on: September 01, 2009, 04:19:21 am »
graphic design practice...

some contents may not be animals

well i need to prac my skills more, and not just use photoshop for drawing...its nice but a waste if thats all i can do.

so yea thats what this topic will be for, i could also use suggestions. these are "Mock" adds

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« Last Edit: September 01, 2009, 12:41:49 pm by Kudos »
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Re: kudos graphic design practice
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2010, 12:45:58 pm »
Heh,  Kind of reminds me of driving through west Texas at night.  Kind of makes me think that should be like a 1950 dodge though too.   (:

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Re: kudos graphic design practice
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2010, 05:00:53 pm »
The imagery is great, but there are a couple changes that would need to be made for this to be an ad that a company like Dodge would use. While the lightning in the background and the dark atmosphere are visually appealing, there is an awful lot going on here. I kind of think that the scenery is competing with the car. The vehicle should be featured more prominently. Perhaps less background overall would be good. That isn't to say lose the theme completely. I think some lightning reflected in the car's surface would be a nice way to portray the concept. It would still convey that imagery of power.

Mock ads or "spec ads" are a great way to get practice. I worked in the graphic design industry for ten years before making the move to public relations. I was always taught that when things are slow at work, create spec ads. Not only are they good practice, but these are things you can use to sell someone on your abilities, both in a marketing meeting and in your portfolio. Keep up the good work!
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