"Chaos is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence."
- Buddha -
Well...my first blog. It's late into the evening, my eyes are half mast, but my heart is determined. The good thing is, is that I have been going since 6:30am, what's a couple of more hours, right? I had a basic idea of how I wanted to start this first attempt at hand-lettering, but of course realized a quarter of the way in, I needed more tools. So, out came...
Now, I didn't get too fancy with my first attempt at lettering, but I did quickly find out that the best way to achieve symmetry and balance was to pull out any and all rulers I had and USE them. The idea in my head definitely turned out better 'in my head' but I'm not totally disappointed. Looking at it a little closer now that it is finished, I wish I would have exaggerated everything a bit more. The word FIRST could be stretched and center-squeezed more and the words MY and BLOG need an even greater rounded appearance (I also would have kept the dots off of those words and maybe added instead some expression lines?). I do feel that the HECK and YEAH turned out just as I would have liked and of the three fonts I like it the most (the last element added, of course it is my favorite!). On that note, here it is...
Hello! My name is Renee Marie Fraticelli. I am currently enrolled at Flathead Valley Community College . My course study is Graphic Design. I have just one semester left and couldn't be more excited to get out there and work in the field.