What inspires our kids to play sports?
In creating this designs for icons, I just wanted to make it fun for kids. My goal was to make it look like something more fun, or something they would want to use. In my imagination, I pictured it as stickers and somethings the kids could play and enjoy.
The basketball is very simple. I made it this way because that is what basketballs are. Just round objects. However, I tried to instill the black lines as a contrast against the orange to make it as realistic as it could be.
The racket, was a little harder to create. I purposefully tried to make it something that would catch a child’s eye, based on the colors and shapes.
I wanted to incorporate a field or gym of some kind in, because they are important parts to the story that sports are. The baseball field is very uniform and something I think kids can attach themselves to and be familiar with.
The baseball and bat are two of the most iconic sports items. I included them because it is nostalgic for me, but I also hope to instill that in the future generations.
In conclusion, I really hope kids can enjoy playing sports and find the fun side of sports again so that they can be active and healthy. I hope that even little stickers or icons can start pushing children back out side to play instead of in iPhones.