the Beavers
and the Bear
Children's Book
Design 210
TheBeaverStory
*The Beaver and the Bear is an interactive children's book exploring the visual mystery of simultaneous contrast.
Team
Jerred M. | Zhengxuan J.
Tool Used
Illustrator
Procreate
Adobe Aftereffects
Project Duration: 2 weeks
1 week
2 week
Ideation
‍Prototyping
Context
As Josef Albers examined the interaction of color, he stated that we rarely see a color that is not affected by or relative to another color. In this project, we will prove that the viewer's understanding of color changes based on context.
Do the two small squares have the same color?
* Tap to reveal
Concept
We can achieve the revealing of the colors using simple pulltab mechanism like below.

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Ideation
We explored different physical mechanics that could reveal colors.
Script
We then developed a script for the Beaver and the Bear story.
Graphic Draft
By setting up the scenes, we come to a better understanding of where to put the puzzles and how the mood of the story should be.
Mechanism Mockup
Here is a simple example of how the pull tab would work on this children's book.
The Story
Across from the mountains to the East of the lake

Lived two beavers named Wesley and Faith. They spent each day collecting wooden logs and planks to build their house into a beautiful home.

The forest around them is playfully green,
but colors are often not what they seem.

Do Wesley and Faith have the same color fur?
the Beavers
and the Bear
Dimension
18 × 12 × 0.5 cm
Weight
120 g
Price
19.99 $
Color
#69A43B
Font
Mrs Eaves
Mood
Friendly & Cheerful
Demo Video
Demo Page
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