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Rachel Reed

Portfolio

Contact Me
Rachel Reed
385.223.2429
visualmedia2016.wordpress.com
48 W. 2 S. Apt. 21 Rexburg, ID 83440

Table of Contents
5 Montage
7 Logos
9 Business Card
11 Water mark
13 Photodesign
15 Web Page
17 Flyer
19 Brochure
21 Event Ad

Montage
Description:

A montage of a skyline view with an individual


sitting on a cliff combined with an image of mountains and
birds.

Programs:

Photoshop

Course:

Visual Media 130 Section 05, Ben Pingel

Objectives:

Create a strong focal point and flow. Unify the layout


with a consistent theme with a spiritual message. Apply
typography principles and select good quality images.

Process:

Photoshop was used to combine the two pictures and blend


them together by alternating the opacity to create a
unified picture or a montage. I then added text to create
a message with the the picture.

Logos
Description:

A set of three different logos for an interior design


company entitled Urban Design.

Programs:

Illustrator

Course:
Visual Media 130 Section 05, Ben Pingel

Objectives:
Complete three different, original logos to fit a company
that will appeal to the audience. Gather opinions
of atleast 10 people about which logo appeals to them the
most. Use only illustrator tools to create and draw your
logos.

Process:

While using Illustrator, used the shape building and eye


drop tool as the basis of this project. The eye drop tool
was especially helpful in getting the exact shade so that
I had the right color scheme. The shape building added imagery connecting to the name of the design company.

Urban
D e s i g n

Urban
design

Urban Design

Business Card
Description:

A business card created for a photography business called


Rachel Reed Photography.

Programs:

Illustrator, In Design

Course:
Visual Media 130 Section 05, Ben Pingel

Objectives:

Use Basic tools in Illustrator & In Design.


Create a new logo for my business card and logo. Apply
typography rules, keep designs simple and add contact
information to both the business card and watermark.

Process:

I first created a logo with Illustrator. After this I


created my business card and decided on a color scheme of
complimentary colors using orange and blue. I then created
a watermark in which I incorporated the logo and repeated
the information on the business card.

Rachel
Reed
photography

Rachel Reed
385-224-2529
rachreedphotos@gmail.com
4th West Main Street
Rexburg ID 85440
www.rachelreedphotography.com

Watermark
Description:

A watermark created for a photography business called Rachel Reed Photography.

Programs:

Illustrator, In Design

Course:
Visual Media 130 Section 05, Ben Pingel

Objectives:

Use Basic tools in Illustrator & In Design.


Create a new logo for my business card and logo. Apply
typography rules, keep designs simple and add contact
information to both the business card and watermark.

Process:

I first created a logo with Illustrator. After this I


created my business card and decided on a color scheme of
complimentary colors using orange and blue. I then created
a watermark in which I incorporated the logo and repeated
the information on the business card.

Rachel Reed
385-224-2529
rachelreedphotos@gmail.com
4th West Main Street
Rexburg, Idaho 84550

Photo Design
Description:

A colored photodesign depicting a tetradic color scheme


with a photo that I took myself.

Programs:In

Design

Course:

Visual Media 130 Section 05, Ben Pingel

Objectives:

Learn basics of photography, choose a color scheme and incorporate colors in layout, edit picture and use layers to
design text.

Process:

One of the things that I used to create this was a


clear plan of what I wanted. When I took my camera out I looked for colors and ways I could
take shots that would eventually make a goo

Web Page
Description:

A website with my created logo for a business called Urban


Design. The website goes into detail about the process of
creating my logo and why I created it the way I did.

Programs:

Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, CSS, HTML, Notepad++

Course:
Visual Media 130 Section 05, Ben Pingel

Objectives:

Use a logo I created on a web page. Acquire a knowledge of


how HTML and CSS works. Identify hex colors to match logo
using Photoshop.

Process:

I used Adobe Illustrator to get the colors of my logo incorporated into my website. I used Photoshop briefly towards the end to edit my screenshot to turn in my project.I used CSS to add color to my website as well as
change the font and center the image. The html and Notepad++ was used to code my website and create the text as
well as list, heading and title to my website.

Flier
Description:

This is a black and white flyer promoting a


conference for students expecting to graduate soon.

Programs:In

Design

Course:

Visual Media 130 Section 05, Ben Pingel

Objectives:

Apply design principles and use appropriate


typorgaphy. Use basic In Design Skills and retrieve image
and logo from links on page. Create a project folder with
image, logo and In Design document.

Process:

I brainstormed by creating four different sketches and


then decided on the one that suited me best. I used In
Design to create my poster. One of the tools in there that
I used often was the rectangle tool as this shape
accommodates much of my design. Organization appeals to me
so one of the key principles I honed in on was alignment
as well as repetition. I also was careful with my white
space and attempted to not make the flier to busy.

Graduate
Leadership
Conference
8 am - 5 pm

Lincoln
Conventional
Center

Do you want the competitive


edge in business?
Come learn how at Vouant Communications
annual Graduate Leadership Conference.
Vouant Communications is devoted to helping
tomorrows leaders gain essential leadership
skills in the workplace. During this dynamic
three day seminar, attendees will meet with top
executives of Vouant Communications to discuss
breakthrough leadership tenchniques, while
cultivating attributes of leadership that will
market to any employer.
Conference is available to graduating seniors.
Space is limited.
Registration and more information is available
at: www.vouantcomm.com/leadership

October 21

Brochure
Description:

A full color, folding brochure to inform


people about the basics of yoga. My goal was to provide
information that was interesting and informative.

Programs:

Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe


Illustrator
Date Completed:

Course:

Visual Media 130 Section 05, Ben Pingel

Objectives:

Set up and align a two-sided, folded document


create an original ompany logo and use it in the brochure
incorporate quality images one of which is a text wrap cut
out.

Process:

I first created a logo for my company. The next step was to


sketch out a design of my project and create a layout with
margins and guides. I created text for my
brochure and then found images that worked well with the
messages in the brochure. I then printed and cut out the
brochure.

Front Side

Inside

Back Side

Event Ad
Description:

This a colored event ad promoting a 5k walk to raise money


for cancer research.

Programs:
Microsoft Word, Lab scanner

Course:

Visual Media 130 Section 05, Ben Pingel

Objectives:

This project helped comprehend image sizing, learn to scan


and import a high quality image, create a full bleed
design, choose a color scheme and learn to use only Word
design features.

Process:

I scanned an image from a book where I uploaded it and


then used only Microsoft word to create a flier for an
event.