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Challenge

Design a poster that gives historical context

  

My Role
Designed a paint by number version of the Obama “Hope” poster by Shepard Fairey  


Solution
Using photoshop and illustrator, I manipulated the original image by Fairy, rendering it to a black and white line drawing. Each color was assigned to a corresponding number. It was printed in full scale: 24” x 36”  


GoalsThis project was intended to contextualize the post-war optism Americans were experiencing through their relationships with newly mass produced leisure objects, like paint by number. The poster acts as pysical evidence of that relationship, puting it into context in contemporary terms


Supporting Features The poster came packaged with a plastic paint brush and watercolor palette

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