Durham, NC— Sketch


8 Responses

  1. Zack Davenport Zack Davenport

    Born and raised here. Part of the MisterMisses project.

    Playing around with angles and spacing. Decided to go baseball themed because of its importance to Durham, NC.

    Suggestions before I take it to the computer?

    over 2 years ago

  2. Kirsten Southwell Kirsten Southwell

    I don't want to compromise the beautiful simplicity of this, but have you thought about hinting at some other information about Durham? Even if it's "Durham, NC" in the "y" or the Durham skyline in the negative space of the "y". Those might be bad ideas. Might be.


    over 2 years ago

  3. Zack Davenport Zack Davenport

    I plan on adding "Durham, NC" in the tail but figured I'd add that in on the computer.

    over 2 years ago

  4. Shaun Smylski Shaun Smylski

    The straight sharpness of the y's tail would look a little forced under the organic script if it wasn't already so separate from the text itself. Awesome work none the less! And possible more cutting edge than the classic baseball approach to tails. If this was me I'd probably shoot myself trying to make that "B" look perfect in illustrator.

    over 2 years ago

  5. Now vectored but having trouble figuring out how to incorporate Durham, NC in the tail. The angle of the tail makes any attempt seem awkward. Any suggestions here?

    Also, feedback on the lettering would be appreciated.

    over 2 years ago

  6. Matt Lawson Matt Lawson

    Seems like the towns history is essential to their identity. This feels like its lacking any of that feeling. I'm not saying make it scream tobacco or whatever, but as I see it, that old era quality is prevalent in the cities revival.

    ALSO.. I just realized i was commenting on a project from 6 months ago... eh.

    almost 2 years ago

  7. Zack Davenport Zack Davenport

    @Matt Lawson— haha yes, this project was killed a while ago. I never went further with this piece and I agree it lacked that tie to Durham. This was meant to be a nod to the Bulls baseball team but in the end was just good practice.

    almost 2 years ago

  8. Mitch Shepherd Mitch Shepherd

    Love it man nice work!

    2 months ago

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