Summer Dreams

I’m getting the hang of the “common” collage style, as found on hipster blogs. It’s actually easy to do collages in that style. It’s the Julien Pacaud style (retro-futuristic story-based surrealism) that’s almost impossible to replicate…

Title: “Summer Dreams”
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memsom wrote on May 1st, 2012 at 2:30 AM PST:

Yeah – I like this one a lot. I think you could lose the hat, as it creates a focal point that is’t needed. You could move it to the bottom right, and that would work better. I think the lines around the snowy mountain look a little too angular. For me, I’d have made them more flowy, more natural. The moon looks unreal and it being that large and in that position, it looks too fantastical. Other than that, I do really like it.

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Eugenia wrote on May 1st, 2012 at 3:22 AM PST:

You’re absolutely right about the hat, I’ve moved it on the bottom-left, to balance the moon, thanks! The moon’s fantastical look is a common element in these types of collage btw.

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