Piece a Week #16: Lemons by Chris Carruthers

Photographic Prints


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Small 8.0" x 10.7"
Medium 12.0" x 16.0"
Large 16.0" x 21.3"
X large 20.0" x 26.7"


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So this week I wanted to express my love of typography by taking an amusing quote from a video game (Cave Johnson in Portal 2) and having some fun with it. Honestly, I never realize until I did this how difficult it can be to arrange words like this but I’m really happy with how it came out. The exploding lemon in the background was painted using Procreate for iPad which is now my new favourite painting app if for no other reason than it saves nice high quality .png files.

UPDATE May 6th, 2014: I’ve done another design inspired by this piece a week. You should check it out: http://www.redbubble.com/people/insecondsflat/w...

Chris Carruthers is an artist and pre-service teacher from Nova Scotia, Canada who specializes in a variety of artistic methods. Chris graduated from Acadia University in 2013 with a BA in Political Science and is now pursuing his Bachelor’s of Education. As a preservice teacher, Chris has learned a variety of creative ways in which to engage an audience. This has helped him develop his artistic style moving forward.

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