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March 24, 2013
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Forest. by cachava Forest. by cachava
This was an assignment to take a word and illustrate elements associated with it into letter forms. This was all drawn in vector in Adobe Illustrator CS5.

*EDIT* Thanks for the DD! And all the love :]
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Given 2013-03-27
Forest. by *cachava is a lovely typographic illustration full of charming details in a beautiful concept. ( Suggested by Rosella-of-Daventry and Featured by pica-ae )
I loved you Typography... but the art is like the google... And I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOVED! Omgf i dont have words for u work... alslsalsalaslkas.... You need work in the google doodles ... i cry.
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Now i will say of u work:

Shades, good... I loved the way of u do the cel shading... Vision: Good.... Originality 4.5, because of it's like the google doodles... sorry if u do works like doodles of google... i dont see u total art.
Technique, OMGF IM DEAD, DIE
Impact: OMGFFFFFFFFF THIS I APOLOGISE YOU ... THATS IS .... omgf i die here i DONT HAVE WORDS.... sorry for my shit critique.
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15 out of 18 deviants thought this was fair.

I really like the idea and the colours. They are all well chosen and nothing falls into the background/is lost from the detail.

I adore the moon and clouds for some reason- the style is really lovely there, and adds some personality so it's a unique typography picture, and not...impersonal and stagnant like so many are.

The critique I have is I had to focus really hard to see the letters; too many of the individual letters go out of the letter "constraints" e.g the tree T has three trunks and so it's a bit confusing. The R also isn't very clear because the spider web sinks in to the background a little bit more than the mushroom does. Also the E hasn't got a very defined bottom part, like E does...etc.

I adore the shading and how high contrast it is and the few colours you've used to shade things. Contrasts are something a lot of artists fear but you used them wonderfully here.

Overall I think this is awesome and quirky but it could have done with some adjusting the objects more to look like the letters. And grats on the DD, dude. <3 Keep being awesome!
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MenollySagittaria Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Browsing through the typography section on Deviantart, with a bunch of people basically just putting up typed quotes, and then finally come across some ACTUAL typography work. Beautiful. 
sun-lily Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013  Hobbyist
This is so cool! This is so creative!
cachava Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013  Student General Artist
thank you! :]
sun-lily Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013  Hobbyist
No problem.
equisvaldez Featured By Owner May 15, 2013  Professional General Artist
Me gusta como construiste las letras, y tu paleta de colores es interesante, aunque creo que me hubiera gustado con un poco más de contraste, saludos! :)
oranginas Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013
Really well done, I like the freedom used to represent the letterforms, and the attention to detail! That aside, the colors also really work well together. That the T and R are not that readable are no issue, you never read all the letters anyway!

Good job on some non-standard typography!
cachava Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013  Student General Artist
thanks a lot! nice comments :] i agree, the letters wouldn't necessarily read by themselves, but i decided it only mattered that it read as a whole. i'm glad that it succeeds in that way. thanks again!
rapounzelle Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Professional
I love that piece of art!
cachava Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Student General Artist
rajasegar Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Astounding piece of work!
Thanks for sharing...
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