Becky Kowalski

Swirls and such

We are halfway through the semester now. Our project currently in Type 4 is to design a history book using typefaces from certain eras. We got to choose our topic and I chose tattooing. I’m starting to get excited about it because I had a stroke of genius the other day and was carrying it out tonight. I looked at lots of tutorials about creating swirly and decorative lines in Illustrator. Not only did they teach me how to make pretty designs but it was teaching me how to use Illustrator in more¬†sophisticated¬†way. I was able to create other designs that the tutorial didn’t mention at all but I believe I came up with some pretty cool stuff. I will be using these in my layout for the book. I took designs from each time period and turned them into graphics. Here are some of them: