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  • CD packaging work

    Hello !
    Here is my latest CD packaging design . The box includes 9 music and two video CDs . This work is non-commercial and dedicated to some of my friends .
    Cover material used: vinyl .
    All the ornaments were drawn by hand and then scanned .
    Comments and critiques are highly appreciated . Thanks !


    front-side
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    detailed view 1
    detailed view 2

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    Last edited by plasticboy; 06-28-2005, 05:57 PM.


  • #2
    sweeet design mate! scanning crumpled paper is a classic, love it! love the ornaments too! very (inherently) ornate yet appropriate. Type face is great (on the front), what is it?
    Last edited by cjoe; 06-28-2005, 02:11 AM.
    I work while you are all asleep...

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    • #3
      Originally posted by cjoe
      sweeet design mate! scanning crumpled paper is a classic, love it! love the ornaments too! very (inherently) ornate yet appropriate. Type face is great (on the front), what is it?
      thanks
      I used Basicdots. u can also look for Routine , Fortuna Dot or National First Dotted .

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      • #4
        no worries mate. basicdots eh? thanks for that. btw Your friends are going to be pleased, thats commercial quality stuff.

        edit: P.S did are the cds you have in there copies? If so did you do original art for the cds?
        Last edited by cjoe; 06-28-2005, 02:41 AM.
        I work while you are all asleep...

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        • #5
          Originally posted by cjoe
          did are the cds you have in there copies? If so did you do original art for the cds?
          7 of them are copies(music) , 8th and 9th contain Midwest travel films(also my work ) in VCD and .avi formats . No art on the cds . All have blank white surfaces.

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          • #6
            200 posts (wooo!). white is good.
            I work while you are all asleep...

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            • #7
              I can appreciate the Nouveau flavor of it; that's my favorite genre. Nice job.
              Creativity is taking what is and bringing in what isn't.

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              • #8
                Seeing good work like that makes me happy
                www.greenthumbcreative.com

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                • #9
                  Bada ba ba ba, I'm loving it. I love the style. It did remind me of the arcade fire album cover at first. Good job!
                  Last edited by keith1; 06-28-2005, 02:39 PM. Reason: Spelled bada ba ba ba wrong.

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                  • #10
                    I recently saw an article for creating the crumpled paper look in either PS or Fireworks. Cool technique, but I failed to bookmark it. Great job on the art.
                    Steve Chittenden

                    Graphic design, web design, professional writing, and marketing.

                    "Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."
                    -- Theodore Roosevelt

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by cbscreative
                      I recently saw an article for creating the crumpled paper look in either PS or Fireworks. Cool technique, but I failed to bookmark it. Great job on the art.
                      The real thing always looks better. Crumple up paper, open it back up and scan it in.

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                      • #12
                        Easier too, I'm sure. But if it is a web graphic, file size could be a concern with a scan, unless it's small, then quick and dirty wins.
                        Steve Chittenden

                        Graphic design, web design, professional writing, and marketing.

                        "Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."
                        -- Theodore Roosevelt

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                        • #13
                          You can always change the size & resolution.

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                          • #14
                            supercool! nice design. what's the music like?

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                            • #15
                              Very true Kieth on the size and res. Maybe just me, but I am always willing to try new techniques just to see. Sometimes you discover really cool stuff that way. Besides, if it takes awhile to create, you can always make a brush, a script, a style, or a symbol and recycle it in other design work.
                              Steve Chittenden

                              Graphic design, web design, professional writing, and marketing.

                              "Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."
                              -- Theodore Roosevelt

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