Application of materials, digital and media
- The materials I used during my diary cover design is my phone and my laptop. I used my phone to take a picture of the sunset and I needed my laptop to use Illustrator and InDesign.
- The digital methods I used is YouTube in order to gain inspiration and skills I need in order for me to make my diary cover.
- The media I used is Illustrator and InDesign. I used Illustrator to make the floral spirals, animal footprints and the foreground of the diary cover design. I used InDesign to add the text and the logo of the World-Wide Fund for Nature to my diary cover.
The diary cover design would have a major impact to the people that supports the WWF since the diary cover is designed to appeal to the supporters of the WWF organisation and the cover of the diary even illustrate the environment and the wildlife.
I used different types of floral swirls in my diary cover and it can be seen at the bottom of the front cover, middle of the front cover, top of the front cover and in the top of the back cover.
For my style, I made a detailed floral spiral at the top of my diary cover and made a dog’s footprint that runs through both the back and the front of the diary cover in order to attract the audience’s attention
The whole composition of my diary cover revolves mostly in the environment and a bit in the wildlife.
When my diary cover is printed, it would look a lot better than the PDF version. I think that the actual printed version would look better and would be able to express the WWF better.
Centre of interest
At first glance in my diary cover, people get attracted and look at the footprints of the dog and it would grab their attention. After seeing the footprints, their attention would then be focused on the design and the logo of the WWF. They would then be interested in the diary because of the cover and would probably but the diary.
This diary cover clearly portray the subject through the use of environment and wildlife designs in the cover.
The colour used in my diary cover is mostly green. Even the text ‘2018 Diary’ is green because this diary cover highlights the environment and the fact that it is mostly environment based organisation. The colour of the footprint of the dog is the same colour as the colour of the WWF’s logo. Thus, we can see that the animal track and the animal in the logo is black and we can conclude that the colour black symbolises the wildlife.
In my opinion, the technique used to create this diary cover are outstanding. It can be seen in the floral spiral design I made. The details in the floral spiral took me 4 hours to complete since I am only a beginner at the Illustrator program. However, I was happy with the results of my designs.
This diary is trying to convey to the audience that it is supporting the environment and wildlife. This can be seen in the floral spiral in the top of the front and back cover, animal footprint that goes along the page and the WWF logo in the bottom left of the front cover.