By Far, These Are My Two Favorite Designs from 2004

This was a school assignment to design a CD cover. I chose to design a cover for a Russian film music compilation, and as an obvious choice for myself, I decided to go with these two very prominent film celebrities that no matter how far you stand to a CD shelf at a store, you’d be able to recognize these two figures. I chose Yuri Nikulin ( and Charlie Chaplin and wanted to use the hand-lettering and mixed media to design these CD covers: