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Life & Death

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by JuliannaKunstler.com

Choosing which side to pass a truck on a busy highway can be the difference between life and death.

Most trucks have "PASS / DO NOT PASS" written on their rear panels.


life and death




Design the "Life & Death" message on the back of a truck. The message should be clear to which side of the truck is safe, and which isn't.

  • Left side represents life.
  • Right side represents death.

Left panel

Start with the left panel. Accurately represent (choose one):

  • an industrial object
  • animal
  • mineral
  • vegetable

Right panel

Show transformation or destruction of your object from the left panel.

step 1

Brainstorm ideas, write down the list of objects you consider for the design.

Use worksheet to sketch those ideas.

Pick the best solution.

step 2

Draw your design on a big truck image.

Use any media to color, shade, or any other way to finalize the design.

Use any Design Principle to support the message that you are trying to convey.

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