The image used for this blog assessment comes from the Mustard Seed Health Care Services (MSHCS) website. Established within the years of 2015-16, this service is described as a Residential Service Agency by the Maryland department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
The use of green, in reference to yellow, overpowers the secondary color to give this look a very earthy, pro-positive, and healthy feeling. The yellow acts as an accent, and provides both harmony and vibrancy to counteract the usage of green. When observing the appliance of color, the artist boldly colors in simple geometric shapes that provide a pop against the white background. In this image, they also uses two shades of both yellow and green, to inventively create a sense of depth that invites users to engage the logo.
The roundness of shapes the artist used when depicting the over all elements respectively add to the playfulness and gentle feeling of the overall design. In greater detail, the artist draws from nature elements such as birds, flowers to further appeal to the good natured-ness of the service.
As far as composition, the artist depicts a pair of hands holding soil, from which a maturing tree has sprouted and bares bountiful signs of life. This depicts to the audience that the facilitators of this service are responsible for nurturing capabilities based off a fond foundation and can promote an abundance of care. Enclosing the tree, and its elements, is a heavily weighted circle that resembles a halo that could function as a container for the life that is contained within it. The leaves depicted on the tree come in different shapes, sizes, and colors to signify just how diverse and open this agency is. The openness and positioning of the hands can be perceived as an offering to imply just how giving this agency can be.