I took my inspiration for the letter ‘Y’ directly from the letterform. I was contemplating how letters of the alphabet evolved and couldn’t help but notice the humanist quality to the Y. All I could picture is a person with their hands in the air. This train of thought led me to illustrate rudimentary person like you might find in a cave drawing with disproportionate body parts. As it progressed I imagined this scene as an early human worshipping nature and figuring out the world around them.
*This submission is from the DY Alphabet design challenge our design team created. Each of our designers was randomly assigned a letter in DockYard to create a poster. The rules were simple: design a poster that "represents your letter" given specific parameters (size: 24: x 36", colors: yellow (#FCC71F), black and white).