Sunday, March 13, 2011

Satin Ribbons... and a Lesson on Printing

For my decorative illustration class, we were assigned to create an 8.5x11" stationery sheet with a matching envelope.

Here is the fun, girly design that I came up (inspired by my BFF Kelly's upcoming wedding):

Lesson Learned: Color laser printers do NOT do justice to projects like this (no matter how nice the paper you use is or many hours you spend trying to print it in different file formats from different programs). The quality of printer you use WILL determine the quality of your artwork with a project like this- if you want the colors to look rich and bright, you have to use the expensive inkjet printer or you will be disappointed with the result. 


  1. I still can't believe you didn't can an A on this! It's super cute! Also, the shading looks really good!