Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Faux ads from Spire City

One of the images I've always had in mind as I worked on the Spire City episodes is of them actually appearing in period newspapers or magazines, like Dickens' novels. So, several years ago, as I was working on initial edits for season 2 of Spire City, I amused myself by throwing together ads that would appear in the same newspaper as the episodes. They were supposed to look hastily designed and somewhat distressed, so it was fun to combine various grunge fonts and free clip art, sometimes admittedly haphazardly, into period ads.

Over the coming weeks, I'll be posting a bunch of them, perhaps one a week. There's already been the PSA warning from the city over at the Spire City page ever since I put that up. Here's a second one:


No comments: