Ryan Lavigne Springfield, Massachusetts
Current secondary art teacher (BFA - Art Education, UMass 2018) and graduate student. I am working on diversifying and building up my design portfolio.More
Daydream Season — Dreaming of warmer times – I'll be curled up indoors for the next few months. Ahh, winter. I played around with textures and had a LOT of learning experiences while creating this entirely in Illustrator. I am loving the look of texture and especially blending it into my designs! Though I have to say, Illustrator makes it a heck of a lot more complex than Photoshop.
The Next Frontier — In this image, I wanted to play with positive and negative space while thinking about flat linocut/screen-printed influence. I chose to contrast the foreground and background with complementary colors and am beginning to play with textures, as I draw inspiration from other dribbblers. Any feedback is appreciated!
My Logo — Updated my logo from last year for this year's design portfolio review. What I had lacked the three-dimensionality of this one, it was just the lighter part of grey. White color packed the possibilities to use it on top of images which I see frequently, however I hadn't done much work with anything besides solid backgrounds so it wasn't able to be executed. With the font update and side-bars, i...