CREATIVE PROCESS: Hand Holding Graphics

  First: The Theme Description 

In a month that’s all about love, we wanted to connect you to one of our favorite displays of affection–hand-holding. Long known for its power to both connect and comfort, hand-holding is a staple for the Valentine’s Day month and a universal symbol for the bonds between people–whether those bonds are romantic, platonic, familial, cultural, etc.

Second: Inspirations 

The Dot and the Line (Video)

Article on Hand Holding by

Quotes about Hand Holding from

Third: Storyboards


Some of the shading and tonality has changed on the tools, the fish and the feather were chosen to be a orange instead of a white to help define the outlines of their shapes. The placement of some of the type was also changed to incorporate all the necessary information.

Fourth: Static Graphic


The static graphic was created using Adobe Illustator.

Fifth: Animated Gif

CREATIVE PROCESS: Hand Holding Graphics

The animation for this gif was created using Adobe Flash.


Storyboard: Mr. Connor Vallee, Static Graphic: Ms. Fabiana De Lilla, Gif: Ms. Fabiana De Lilla, Description: Ms. Kim Kaletsky

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