ah, i thought u might appreciate this. i wrote a few pages on this piece in my journal for the subject Graphic Design (intro) last semester. here's goes:
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This is the revised version of a vector art called "Self Conscious" originally made by a friend of mine nicknamed blindn. The revised version is a collaboration between blindn and his friend beaucoupzero.
It turned out quite excellent I say. The image is filled with many colours, perhaps almost all colours of the colour wheel. A sense of completeness indeed.
All vector objects cluttered in the middle are blindn's properties and they define him. Perhaps that sheds some light into the title of the image.
Compare to the first version, blindn's properties are stuck a lot more closer to each other. This gives a sense of unity. All become one, becomes blindn.
There is a sense of exploding movement from the middle of the image. The movement is suggested by the orientation of objects and the rainbows.
There is a nice amount of details in the image as eye candy. The texture of the background adds a grungy feel to contrast the smooth vectors.
Contrast in size can be seen from the objects, compare the shoe to the airplane. The texts in the upper left corner are also very small compare to the objects in the middle.
Bright rainbow colours and the rainbow suggests blindn is a happy person. The rainbow and the complete range of colours suggests perfection. However, ironically the rainbow has chips and not to mention the dirty background. Is the artist trying to say he's 'almost' perfect? However having seen some of beaucoupzero's works, it seems that the grungy textured background, the rainbow, and the rainbow colours, are just his typical styles.
The image composition is balanced, symertical, but not dull due to other features of the image. The image is very busy in the middle, but plain in other parts. This provides a nice contrast and focuses the eyes on the middle objects.
The font style for "self conscious v2" is bold, and chubby. Bold is masculine. Chubby suggests blindn is friendly. The style has casual cartoony look.
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