Book Title – Quillography

I got the opportunity to work on a book cover after the author Destination Infinity saw my work on this blog. I have only seen book covers designed by Yulia.

I was super excited to work on it. How many times do you get the opportunity to work on a book cover and that too a quilled one. This was the first time I was designing for a book cover. I had to start from scratch. From coming up with a concept basis the story, to adhering to client requirements. It was super exciting! My entire dialogue with the author was on email, the briefing, the 1st design, the final design images…everything. And might I say, it went on very smoothly. This is an A3 sized design and took me around 30 hours to complete. Getting the shading right was extremely challenging…completely drained me out! But the final outcome was worth the effort.

So this is the final sketch of the title which was approved.

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The color scheme which we opted for this design was shades of purple.I wanted to give this a complete gradient feel which I guess I was successful with. So here are the pictures of the design.  The design is still being made, but my quilling is done 🙂 It was an exciting project for me. Did you like it? Will share the final design once it is ready. This is my 3rd entry for Pratvam Progs contest as well.

This is how the final cover looks like and you could buy the book from Amazon.in using this link.

The final book cover

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prespective view

Close Up

Quilled Paper Jewelry

I love making paper jewelry, but haven’t made anything for months now. A couple of friends checked my FB page and loved the earlier earring designs. However, one of them wanted me to make something different, something which was only for her. So I sketched a couple of designs and converted them into paper jewelry using quilling.

So these are the initial sketch designs:Image

 

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Sorry for the bad quality pictures. My phone camera just messed these up completely 😦 The final product are wee bit different from the final design, but that’s the process of creation.

For the final pictures I borrowed my friend Unmesh’s phone and they turned out very well. Have a look:

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Paper jewelry making is a lot of fun. None of the people who saw these designs could believe they were made of paper 🙂 My friend loved both the design and asked me to make them in different colors for her as well. Have five more requests of similar designs to be finished this weekend and am super excited about that.

Btw, I’m entering it for the Pratvam progs 1000 likes contest as well. Hope to win! 🙂

Happy Quilling!

CACTUS and COLORS

This post has been long over due as I was waiting for my friend to send over the pictures to me.

So this was a gift for Cactus, a company which is very close to my heart because I started my career there and also because I met my husband there 🙂

So this is a quilled typography of the brand logo which I decided to gift them at their annual party. Here I have used the company logo and used the colors of the 6 values (integrity, excellence, trust, fun, communication and innovation) to create the design. The idea was to show how the six values are an integral part of Cactus culture.

The 1st Draft - Typo of the company logo

The 1st Draft – Typo of the company logo

 

 

 

 

 

 

Completed Typo

Completed Typo

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presenting the quilled frame at the party

Presenting the quilled frame at the party

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presenting the frame to the owners of the company Mr. Anurag Goel and Mr. Abhishek Goel at the party. (That’s my husband and me on the right hand side)

@ Cactus Office, Mumbai

@ Cactus Office, Mumbai

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The frame now resides in the Cactus Mumbai office 😀

Thank you so much for appreciating our gift and displaying it in your office, Cactus!

They loved the frame, what about you? Let me know 🙂