Number 22 in the apparently increasingly occasional series of roadside photos.
Happy New Year anyway, and Happy Birthday for last year top… sorry that I missed it.
ogo design is clearly sometimes an art in itself. I’ve seen the kind of work you get on those “$5’s for a logo with unlimited revisions” websites* and while its not always true you get what you pay for, sometimes it really is.
This is all just a long winded way to post the following.
A friend of mine was launching a new forum as, while Facebook may be great for keeping in touch its groups and pages don’t work very well or give you many options to manage and organise information – Anything a few days old is pretty much lost in the either.
The forum is named All Mod Cons and is aimed to be new a forum for enthusiasts of modified cars.
The logo needed to be multifunctional so it could both be used as an identity for the website and across social media as well as suitable for promotional items and stickers. As such there were two main designs…
started taking photographs from the office kitchen window around 2009 when we moved offices. One each morning while the computers are warming up at around 8am. Dates are approximate as I tend to upload a weeks worth and file them to filter in to the tumblr over the following week.
I changed camera once during this and also I seem to have lost a bunch of early ones, due largely to not thinking of setting up a tumblr to upload/archive them.
have a project I’m working on at the moment where I feel some illustrations would bring more to the project than stock photos would. They need to be quite quick to do and relatively simple. So I’ve been trying a few sketches in ink with a quick water colour wash. I think it may work…
it worried these are getting a bit arty now.
The black and white probably doesn’t help.
Number 21 in the series of occasional roadside photos. This sign is gradually distancing itself from that mile as its slowly falls over, creating an odd perspective as you drive past.
Chris (Myself) received a BA in illustration and graphic design from Liverpool John Moores University in July of 1997. Since then he’s been making his living as a painter, illustrator and also a website designer.
He (Me) is available for commissions, illustration work and other artwork related projects, so please feel free to use the contact page to get in touch.
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