-At this point I have packaging template. -I have Braille text translation for Czech readers -More than half way of illustrations -Box for exhibition (or think for some other option) - NEXT TUESDAY want to send all the files for print.
So today I created more, and more visual experimentation of cards. And finally found one right visual style which I like. Finally the last one I like the most! Thank good!
Based on the facts, Jan Hus was one of the first persons who made a order in modern Czech Language. So I were interested to make card re-design based on the typo. Some of the inspiration: Craft playing cards, where illustrations are linocut and handmade. Or maybe using the Czech typo designer work as a … Continue reading 2. concept – typo
After research and illustrating the cards, I realised I am not enjoying anymore and I don't like what I do. --------------------------------------- So I changed direction, I choose four National Parks in Czech Republic. Who are still representing something from CZ, as well nature ( which I love), basic info, available for all kind of people … Continue reading 4. concept- national Parks
Its been a while since I updated the blog. First I try to find again the visual style. The last concept is combination with Braille and National Parks. As well the box template : And the wood box: I experimented with the brushes and styles.
1st - drawing I tried different variations of digital, because I felt it does not goes with my style. But in the end I still keep the 0,2 size line stroke because other ones does not fit. The blue with bronze line stroke is the regular one. I kind of like the little calligraphic stroke. … Continue reading Experiment
Digital tryout and watercolour tryout. The watercolour technique gives more personal and craft touch, but does not give new look for the cards. I can say even more complicated look. After realising in my portfolio is missing some digital work. So I thought this could be nice start, so I crystallised few points: clean simple … Continue reading 3. concept development
The inspiration is from Jan Hus who touched the fire and he got burned. Among the many, no doubt apocryphal, stories of Jan Hus's life is one that relates an incident in his youth, which foreshadowed his fate as a Christian martyr. According to the account, the youthful Hus was sitting beside a fire one … Continue reading 3. Concept: Fire
At this point, I think I need to change few details in brief. According what I was playing with my friend it was on card design desk - " Hussīte", but we played the game in English: Mau-Mau, in Czech it is "Prší", which means Raining. The card desk is 32 cards from 7 - … Continue reading Prší; Mau-Mau; “Raining”