art prints - Urban Renewal

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Abby Reid
  • Minted Oct 19, 2014
  • 1 Award
  • 561 Comments made
  • 770 Votes cast

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Urban Renewal ... a term which means many different things to different people. In this art print, nature is the architect of long overdue urban renewal ....

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art prints, ivy, birmingham, urban, renewal, cityscape, avis f reid, sociological statement, Deep South, Southern, Dixie, urban poverty, rebirth, regrowth

colors shown:

green, beige

fonts:

none

design inspired by:

Rectangular Non-Personalizable Art Print

submitted on:

Jun 22 2016

Edited on:

Jul 18 2016

average score:

2.03

comments:

0

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art prints - Urban Renewal by Abby Reid

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Abby Reid on Jul 13, 2016 at 8:10am
Abby Reid
  • Minted Oct 19, 2014
  • 1 Award
  • 561 Comments made
  • 770 Votes cast

Option A is the "winner" from the previous poll; the grayscale was suggested by the Minted Community, and the green Leaves on the grayscale background is a rather experimental design. For reference, these bricks are part of a pre-Civil War building in Birmingham and they are, in fact, on a downward angle, although I have taken the liberty to straighten them in certain versions...

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Jan Kessel on Jul 13, 2016 at 8:27am
Jan Kessel
  • Minted May 15, 2014
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A. I like the warmer tones. My eye went right to this one:)

Mely D Lozano on Jul 13, 2016 at 9:14am
Mely D Lozano
  • Minted Apr 2, 2014
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I still like A better ;) the warm colors and red makes the composition stand up more. D mi second option.

Jessica Cardelucci Nugent on Jul 13, 2016 at 10:31am
Jessica Cardelucci Nugent
  • Minted Oct 20, 2014
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Love the color in A

Courtney Crane on Jul 13, 2016 at 2:39pm
Courtney Crane
  • Minted Dec 12, 2014
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I like the composition of D but the coloring in A.

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Basil Design Studio on Jun 22, 2016 at 7:13am
Basil Design Studio
  • Minted May 12, 2015
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I chose C. I like horizontal for this piece, and I like how the ivy fills the brick wall that is full of character (as opposed to B). My eye is first drawn to the purple at the top and then moves downward. I think that it has the best flow.

raven erebus on Jun 22, 2016 at 9:02am
raven erebus
  • Minted Jan 30, 2015
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A feels like it has the most clear focus point, I'm drawn to the texture of the brick.

Kamala Nahas on Jun 22, 2016 at 3:05pm
Kamala Nahas
  • Minted Oct 30, 2011
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B. I prefer the graphic quality with the greenery taking up more space in the composition. It feels bolder, which I like.

CaroleeXpressions on Jun 22, 2016 at 6:23pm
CaroleeXpressions
  • Minted Sep 14, 2014
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I'm liking B, just wondering if you tried to square up bricks on top? Just a suggestion

Robert Deem on Jun 22, 2016 at 9:55pm
Robert Deem
  • Minted Feb 3, 2016
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A. This option has the most exposed red brick which I think complements the shot a little better than the other options.

Becky Kisabeth Gibbs on Jun 23, 2016 at 12:47pm
Becky Kisabeth Gibbs
  • Minted Dec 9, 2013
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I like the graphic quality of B, it's a stronger composition. I also like A, but the since the horizontals are slightly off, it seems aligned wrong. Have you tried squaring them up on all of the images?

Melissa Walls on Jun 24, 2016 at 3:50pm
Melissa Walls
  • Minted Dec 22, 2014
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I like this one because it seems to be the most level. Our eye natural wants to straighten images with strong lines.

Abby Reid on Jun 26, 2016 at 8:58pm
Abby Reid
  • Minted Oct 19, 2014
  • 1 Award
  • 561 Comments made
  • 770 Votes cast

I have to check my original; I think the bricks may actually be crooked! However, I agree with the point and will see what edits I can make!

Annie Montgomery on Jul 6, 2016 at 1:58am
Annie Montgomery
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C pulls me in the most. I love the color combo here!

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