Thursday, September 16, 2010




My copy on the left, original on the right.
This poster is called "Birth of the Cool" by Cornel Windlin from the Swiss poster collection.
I posted earlier my submission "etre illustre'" however this was my first choice but it became too difficult so I put it aside and tried a different one. I went back to it hoping to have a new perspective , I'm a photoshop beginner so I'm trying to gain more experience. This one gave me a tough time trying to match the font, I must have tried every font in elements and its still not a perfect match. I also wasn't sure how to get the black markings found over some of the white areas. Its not a perfect match but I thout I'd share anyway.

2 comments:

  1. Don't worry about getting a perfect match... it is learning from the spirit of how type was used that is important. I see you figured out how to make an umlaut... I'm impressed.

    The legibility of the bottom copy is better than the original so in my mind you improved on it....

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  2. Great job on this Jen... I love this poster

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