Playing Card design project – Symbolic Persona

Symbolic Persona

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This is a project in which I want you to represent a public figure with a realistic portrait and objects which refer symbolically to the public image of the individual.

 

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We will be using the historic design sensibilities of the ‘playing card’

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Steps:

Brainstorming list 5 people
list  descriptors for each person then sketch them out.

Choose a person to make you one good card about.

Sketched out  10  small 1?x2? cards

3 3×5? rough  sketches  Chose one

Make 1 3×5?  good draft w/colour

 

Take a look at these cards:

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