graphic design

Illustrator Daily Creative Challenge (May 11 - May 22)

May 2020

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Building Illustrator skills in 9 space-themed challenges.

Day 1 - Spaceship Icon

Approach: I found a spaceship online which looks very cool and I decide to make it as an icon.

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Image Reference

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Day 2 - Solar system Map

Approach: I want to show the solar system as a map and clearly layout with their planets’ path.

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Day 3 - Control Panel

Approach: I enjoy making futuristic graphics and turns out making a futuristic vision in the year of 2052.

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Approach: I’ve been using similar colours across the previous challenges and I continue to use those colour palettes and create different logo variations.

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Day 5 - Star Chart

Approach: When we are all have been staying at home during the pandemic, we could not travel anywhere, so I imagined to see a house in the star chart in the sky.

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Day 6 - Galaxy Illustration

Approach: With the world is changing at the moment, I imagine what the galaxy may look like in the universe of 2052 and exploration becomes the main element of the design.

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Day 7 - Moon Chart

Approach: Just keep using my neon blue colour tone to represent the moon phases.

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Day 8 - Black Hole

Approach: To align with the colour and glowing effects used across this series, I immediately think of making the black hole as an electricfied hole.

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Day 9 - Travel Log

Approach: Combining my Day 2 (Solar System Map) and Day 7 (Galaxy Illustration), my final travel log invite passangers to travel to the new galaxy beyond the solar system that we know.

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A big heart thanks to Andrew Hochradel for hosting this inspiring space-themed illustrator daily creative challenge. And all the feedback and comments in the Discord!