Yo! I hope everyone had an awesome weekend, but I’m back with another cool project and this time I remade a vintage travel poster! Now, I know that I could’ve picked any other country the world has to offer so why did I go with New Mexico?
The reason I decided to go with New Mexico is because I love the culture and traditions they share and the authenticity of the land and its surroundings. I have no personal ties to the country, but I would love to visit the place one day. The poster itself attracted me by its colors and art style. It was simplistic in detail yet still held a lot of visual information. My fine arts professors always tell me that sometimes less is more! The warm colors are also a nice touch and the composition is well thought out. Between the dark reds and cool blues, the original artist definitely has an eye for color theory. The two figures within the image aren’t covering the text at the top and so I used Adobe Photoshop to match the fonts and switch up the text a little. Showing a little love to CT 101 as I do always and this was a good opportunity to work with more tools than I ever have while working in Photoshop. I also edited the original text at the bottom as a reminder that I’ll see you on the web and to surf by internet! This is a digital era we’re living in now so that line makes sense (at least to me).
Overall, I had a lot of fun with this piece and I plan on doing more in the future! This assignment can be found in the DS106 Assignment Bank.
See you on the web!