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Cyrus Clark Coleman’s Graduation Announcement

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Production Method

Rubber stamp

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Design

Cyrus Clark Coleman

Stamp curtesy of Acme Rubber Stamp Co in Dallas Texas
Paper curtesy of Clampitt Paper: "The Paper People"
Envelopes from Paper Source

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Printing

Cyrus Clark Coleman

A moment to celebrate and commemorate a life achievement takes center stage in this announcement that required a few rounds of experimentation before finding the exact method of inking and stamping to yield the best results. 

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Client

Self-Promotion


Quantity Produced

50


Production Cost

80


Production Time

1 Week

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

5 × 5 ×  in.


Page Count


Paper Stock

Neenah / ESSE / Pearlized White, Texture / 100 C


Number of Colors

1

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

Plaak 45 - Bold

 


Cyrus Clark Coleman's Graduation Announcement
Cyrus Clark Coleman's Graduation Announcement
Cyrus Clark Coleman's Graduation Announcement
Cyrus Clark Coleman's Graduation Announcement
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Project Description

I recently graduated from the University of North Texas' Communication Design program and I wanted to create some announcements for my friends and family that reflected the hard work I put in at UNT. The design and symbolism reflect my branded self rather than being a cheesy school promotion, which is why there is a three eyed owl representing me instead of the eagle representing the school. I also like to have fun with the vernacular in the invitation ya dig?

Production Lesson(s)

I didn't get into a rhythm with the stamping process until I killed about half of my paper stock. I found that the most crisp results came form a heavy inking, a light stamping on a scrap sheet, and then a smooth and slightly harder pressure stamp on the ESSE Paper. The second stamp without re-inking always had better detail.”

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Bryony Gomez-Palacio

Editor of FPO and co-founder of UnderConsideration LLC.

More: Online / On Twitter

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Date Published

July 11, 2016

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