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Rachel Leigh Portfolio

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A lphabet Psa lms Series of miniature books that

interpret emotions and concepts of seven different psalms, each using a different letter of the alphabet. Digitally painted in Photoshop; hand-bound and packaged.


Bread of Life Ministries Identit y Successfully branded a church for whom freedom and creativity in worship is a core value. Developed logo, stationery, website,

and related promotional materials with another designer. Chosen logo stems from my conceptual sketch.

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Persona l it y Play ing Ca rds Conceptual playing cards illustrate

DISC personality types based on medium used:

Rubber stamp

Dominant type

Magazine collage Inf luencing type


Stable type

Drafting pencil

Conscientious type Digitally created in Photoshop

and Illustrator.

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End Times Site

Experimental website employs mostly type to narrate biblical

end-time events. Horizontal

scrolling simulates animation

effects. Designed in Illustrator;

coded in Dreamweaver.


Narnia Cover Series Redesign of Chronicles of Narnia book covers, imitating different historical styles. Created in Illustrator and InDesign.

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Tr i l ing ua l Inter iors If a language were an interior

space, what would it look like? My

interpretations of French, English,

and German (top row left to right). Overlaid writings are my own.

Digitally painted in Photoshop.

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Nonparei l Branding Developed my own brand inspired by the aesthetics of old world Europe. Created name, logo, stationery, website, desktop wallpapers,

refrigerator magnet, and a motion graphic that guides the viewer

through the branding process and standards. Made in Illustrator, Photoshop, and After Effects.

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Pa r E xcel lence Poster and DVD case for autobiographical film concept.


Now I K now My A BCs I wrote a children’s book that

discusses and shows the history of typography in a way that is

engaging and easy to understand. Tongue-in-cheek illustrations

serves as conceptual examples of period styles.


Life Maps There’s something about seeing a map of your

hometown... the names of

neighboring communities,

roads, and landmarks make

up everyday life. Life Maps are a product concept for people who lead highly

mobile lives. These pocket-

sized brochures unfold with maps and memories.

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Ecole de Danse Tanetz Loge and website created for

French client. Dance

school offers instruction in

latin dance, aerobics, and

wedding dance instruction.

Home page inspired

by client’s comparison of

dance to poetry.


Vector Dragonf ly I recreated this photo from Wikimedia Commons entirely in Illustrator with vector shapes and extensive use of gradient mesh.

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Life Draw ings Drawn from observation for an anatomical drawing class.


Nauti lus A lbum I served as project manager, co-

producer and art director of a local band’s debut album. My tasks

included collecting and putting

together significant imagery, music editing, creating promotional

materials and scheduling their

display, lending direction to the

photo shoot, album art and layout.

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Spread Your Wings E x hibit The Art Institute of Indianapolis

saw a need to advertise the student housing program on campus. Our team of four worked to interpret

the given space. Our main feature

is map of area businesses, helpful to new and current students alike. For our proposal, we submitted a scale model and a book explaining final design, which is currently under

consideration by school management.

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E xercises in F lourishing

Personal blog chronicling the design school experience.

Rachel Leigh Portfolio 2011  

Some of my best graphic design work, as of fall 2011.