Album Cover: Golden Memoria

“Golden Memoria” is very much inspired by alternative music. With influences from old and new bands like Coldplay, R.E.M., Nirvana, and Young the Giant, the playlist consists of perfect songs for a car ride. Jesse Ledoux is a major artist that was the inspiration for the art style. The use of dark colors with other worldly objects and shapes match perfectly with the vibe of this playlist. When naming this album, the city where I grew up was brought to mind. Driving down to the pier at the golden hour of the day, with these songs blaring from the car seemed to be a lovely memory: a Golden Memoria.

Watercolor, pen and ink, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign all played a part in the creation of this album cover. As all of these elements worked together, a fictional world was created in which creatures appear from walls with unique textures.

Music has played an immense role in my life, ever since I started learning piano at age five. I’ve learned that the most impactful music tells a story that takes you back to your own memories. I have used this specific playlist to tell a story through this whimsical art style.

Client | Self-Initiated

Product | Album Cover

Typeface | Hand Lettering

 

goldenmemoria_websitemockupgoldenmemoria_websitemockup2

albumcover_cd

goldenmemoria_skye.JPG

goldenmemoria_skye2.JPG

goldenmemoria_skye3.JPG

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s