Latest Posts from Ellie Bland

Baby Got Peach by Colourpop

“Baby Got Peach” is an eyeshadow palette created by the makeup company Colourpop. I really enjoy the lettering and art on the front of the palette. It may be unclear in the photo but the lettering is very reflective gold. It makes the affordable palette feel more expensive. I do wish they had chosen a…

Star Wars (A New Hope) 1977

Star Wars is one of the most popular franchises to ever exist, spanning over a dozen movies, TV shows, and spin-off series. But it all starts with the iconic title sequence. It begins with  “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…” The blue font itself is unremarkable and sits in front of…

Navigating Splatoon 2

Splatoon 2 is the second installment of Nintendo’s Splatoon franchise. First released in 2017, the game is a combination of a puzzle-solving story and a competitive first-person shooter. But what sets Splatoon apart from other first-person shooters is its unique shooting mechanic and how it relates to the environment around it. The goal is not…

Cottonwood

Cottonwood has an interesting history. The font was created by three different artists; Kim Buker Chansler, Barbara Lind, and Joy Redick in 1991. It was designed specifically to mimic the lettering styles of America’s Wild West, also drawing inspiration from the wanted posters popular in classic western movies from the early to mid-1900s. Its got…