This is the very first graduation announcement stationery I have ever designed, and it has been a very delightful experience. I got the chance to detach myself from my MacBook and spent a couple of days sketching and watercoloring.
For the first three designs I submitted for this challenge, I wanted to keep it simple and focused on one specific design mark, the quintessential graduation cap. I also used a soft peach color palette enhanced by rose foil details. If all get picked as winners, I am thinking on creating gold and silver foil versions.
And here they are...
This elegant and modern graduation announcement card features the grad's picture with some cap and tassel designs in rose foil. The soft watercolor treatment adds a unique touch perfect for this graduation announcement card.
A minimalistic graduation announcement card featuring an elegant type treatment that has the shape of the graduation cap. Both the cap and tassel designs have a rose foil accents to complement the overall design. A watercolor background adds an elegant soft touch.
Caps and Tassels
This elegant graduation announcement card features the traditional commencement caps and tassels captured in midair. They were painted in watercolor and have some hints of rose foil to give it some character and shine.
Voting is open for this contest and will close on December, 29th at 10am PT. Be sure to vote by then if you like any of my designs...or any other design. There are over 1,000 entries showcasing amazing work. Wishing all my fellow #MintedArtists good luck.
And here are the two designs that were made thinking of my little Luke and that big moment when he graduates from either kindergarten or college. I cannot wait!
Our Grad...Then & Now
The side to side black and white photos, feature the grad's before and after shots. What a better way to remember how far he has gone...and how much he will achieve on the years to come. The gold foil accents elevate this modern, minimalistic and very meaningful graduation announcement card.
Our Little Grad
A graduation announcement featuring the little grad's pictures. Gold foil accents add a spark to this card designed to capture this very special moment.
Last but no least, here is the art print design I submitted for the "Graduation Art Print Challenge"...
A simple and elegant art print to remember that special day.
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