Melody Pohla
is a designer who cares about big ideas.
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Illustration Society - Winter 2018 Annual

I submitted four pieces of art that feature experimental typography and scanography in order to convey emotion about unpublished and unfinished writings. My inspiration often pushes me to write about events and experiences that I go to. Usually, on my way home, my brain is buzzing with ideas that need somewhere to go after meeting new folks and aggregating more info on the topic. These submissions are a tribute to both my excitement to write, yet apprehensiveness to finish the pieces and publish my work online.

 
I printed individual text pages so I can layer them properly in post, as well as doing a study on different layouts for each typeface.

I printed individual text pages so I can layer them properly in post, as well as doing a study on different layouts for each typeface.

Using various distortion methods, my goal was to keep he text legible while also distorting the image enough to be visually appealing.

Using various distortion methods, my goal was to keep he text legible while also distorting the image enough to be visually appealing.

The pages were pretty beat up after some time of me man-handling the paper.

The pages were pretty beat up after some time of me man-handling the paper.



Final Images


Outtakes