birth announcements - Artful Announcement

Tags: birth announcements, painterly, feathered, brush strokes, artful, art, abstract, color

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Maria Hilas Louie
  • Minted May 18, 2012
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  • 810 Comments made
  • 10397 Votes cast

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comments from Maria:

This single photo painterly birth announcement features brush strokes that go above and behind the photo.

tags:

birth announcements, painterly, feathered, brush strokes, artful, art, abstract, color

colors shown:

mint, blue, grey, purple

fonts:

Naive, Brandon

design inspired by:

A7 Photo Birth Announcement

submitted on:

Dec 26 2015

Edited on:

Jan 19 2016

average score:

2.68

comments:

0

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birth announcements - Artful Announcement by Maria Hilas Louie

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Version 11 - submitted on Dec 26 2015 - hide

Alyssa Jamal on Jan 13, 2016 at 7:01am
Alyssa Jamal
  • Minted May 3, 2014
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  • 2517 Votes cast

I like these brush strokes much better!

Lea Delaveris on Jan 14, 2016 at 10:32am
Lea Delaveris
  • Minted Jun 17, 2010
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Love how this has evolved, Maria! Very pretty!

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Maria Hilas Louie on Jan 9, 2016 at 11:42pm
Maria Hilas Louie
  • Minted May 18, 2012
  • 14 Awards
  • 810 Comments made
  • 10397 Votes cast

I've made some major changes to the brush strokes. The bottom left is the "original" version, and I wasn't sure it was working, so I've tried these other two versions. Please let me know which one you prefer. Thank you!

Jennifer Postorino on Jan 10, 2016 at 10:19am
Jennifer Postorino
  • Minted Dec 27, 2008
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i like A :)

Sam Dubeau on Jan 11, 2016 at 6:58am
Sam Dubeau
  • Minted May 3, 2014
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B is my choice! I like the colour in A and B best.

Rebecca Lowe on Jan 11, 2016 at 7:28am
Rebecca Lowe
  • Minted Apr 15, 2015
  • 1 Award
  • 315 Comments made
  • 2550 Votes cast

So beautiful!! I voted A because I like the landscape layout a touch better and I think the picture is perfect with your design. Amazing!

Kanika Mathur on Jan 11, 2016 at 3:42pm
Kanika Mathur
  • Minted Jan 15, 2014
  • 29 Awards
  • 1926 Comments made
  • 9527 Votes cast

I'm liking A the most! I feel the landscapes look better. C would be my second choice.

Melissa Casey on Jan 11, 2016 at 9:08pm
Melissa Casey
  • Minted Nov 24, 2012
  • 41 Awards
  • 2621 Comments made
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A is just the one for me. this is GORGEOUS! Love the foil accents. It totally adds that extra WOW! and the photo enhances the design.

Salina Mack on Jan 12, 2016 at 12:34am
Salina Mack
  • Minted Oct 13, 2014
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  • 449 Comments made
  • 6026 Votes cast

I picked A, though I feel all layouts look good with their own uniqueness. I think A may be able to suit a wider range of baby images in that design.

chocomocacino on Jan 12, 2016 at 9:22am
chocomocacino
  • Minted Feb 23, 2010
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A

Gwen Bedat on Jan 12, 2016 at 2:00pm
Gwen Bedat
  • Minted Sep 1, 2014
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I picked A: I love your colorway in A and B; the layout works really well in all 3 submissions, but I remember reading in the challenge pdf that people usually tend to use more landscape photos, so this might be a reason to pick your landscape layout. And because the photograph in A complements your design so well!

Simona Cavallaro on Jan 12, 2016 at 3:56pm
Simona Cavallaro
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I prefer B.

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Maria Hilas Louie on Dec 27, 2015 at 9:40pm
Maria Hilas Louie
  • Minted May 18, 2012
  • 14 Awards
  • 810 Comments made
  • 10397 Votes cast

Which font do you prefer? Thank you!

Kanika Mathur on Dec 27, 2015 at 9:42pm
Kanika Mathur
  • Minted Jan 15, 2014
  • 29 Awards
  • 1926 Comments made
  • 9527 Votes cast

The scrip font in B. I feel it goes well with the beautiful brush strokes.

Simona Cavallaro on Dec 27, 2015 at 9:46pm
Simona Cavallaro
  • Minted Oct 19, 2014
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I prefer a. I like the sophisticated feel of the fonts paired with the flowing brush strokes.

Erin Niehenke on Dec 28, 2015 at 6:20am
Erin Niehenke
  • Minted Oct 30, 2012
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So pretty! I voted A. Also, to me, it feels like the design is a little bottom-heavy. Just a thought!

Version 2 - submitted on Dec 26 2015 - hide

Mansi on Dec 26, 2015 at 4:28pm
Mansi
  • Minted Feb 10, 2012
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Love your painted brushstroke effect!

Salina Mack on Dec 26, 2015 at 7:18pm
Salina Mack
  • Minted Oct 13, 2014
  • 2 Awards
  • 449 Comments made
  • 6026 Votes cast

Ooohh, love how the brush strokes appear to blend with the photo!

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