Thursday, November 10, 2011

Work Stuff

Since the beginning of the year I have been designing ads for Carl Black Chevrolet out of Nashville, TN for our publication of Tennessee Wheels and Deals. I started out using Chevrolet pre-made ads and fitting them into the space for the cover. It is sometimes like, well you know like fitting a size 14 body into a size 8 dress. Or have none of you ever experienced that ... wink, wink I know you have. Well after awhile the pre-made slicks ran out and I started picking out pictures and coming up slogans for the covers and thought I would share a few.

July 14, 2011
Check out the photoshop work of looping the sign around the tree.

August 11, 2011
August 25, 2011
It was fair week down in Nashville so I decided to acknowledge that.

September 8, 2011
The vehicle started out with no view just a solid gray and so it was an easy "paste into" of Tennessee mountains. And just so that you know it was not my intention to rhyme just a quirky happenstance.

October 6, 2011
For this one I wanted to choose a font that is not normally used for the publication. There are only slim number of fonts that are "printable". So, to make this work I had to make the font for lack of a better term a graphic.

I had this one all designed. But the dealer wanted something to do with football so I came up with the following ...

October 20, 2011
Check out the model names in "football" style.

November 3, 2011
This took some photoshop skill. I don't like the passenger side mirror hanging out all by itself.

November 17, 2011
I'm not completely happy with the font for "Not Much!" All the image work was down in Adobe InDesign.

That's all for now. Thanks for looking.

Indiana Trivia: The birthplace of the automobile, the pneumatic rubber tire, the aluminum casting process, stainless steel and the first push-button car radio was in Kokomo, Indiana.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

sing Love, SING!

Just some ideas for an awesome band.