A full bleed motivational poster. The fitness shirt is from BYU-Idaho and the symbol in the background is from the popular RPG Skyrim.
At first, I had gone out in the evening and took pictures of the plant life. I knew this isn’t what I wanted to do. I had predicted that many other designers would do plant life or something of the sort. I wanted to do something different, something I more related to. I chose to design a motivational poster for myself as well as others.
I did the whole project in Photoshop. Looking back, I should have edited the photo in Photoshop and then transition to Indesign. I had an absurd amount of trouble regarding shapes and colors. As required, I included my color swatches from my color scheme. I chose diamonds to repeat the diamond-shaped symbol in the background. I also chose the dark blue lines in the title to repeat the line on the shirt. I chose monochromatic to create a more serious, even depressing mood. Note: the right side of the poster is a little messy because it was designed to include the cropping that would occur in printing.
The message is to gamers, that there are more important things to do in life and that will probably benefit you more.
All gamers, specifically BYU-Idaho males and particularly those who exercise, regularly or not.
Top Thing Learned:
I constantly forget that I’m not creating a piece of personal art. I’m creating messages for the public. In particular, I had negated proximity in my original design, making the message much less effective.
Color scheme and color names:
Title Font Name & Category:
(since there is not ‘title’) Larger words: PT Serif Caption Regular/Italic, 42 pt
Copy Font Name & Category:
PT Serif Regular/Italic, 25/14 pt
Date and location you took the photo(s)
10-13-15, in my apartment, set up on my desk, walls and desk draped in black