Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Commemorative Plaque

For this brief we had to each also create a commemorative plaque either etched or laser cut on ply wood or acrylic plastic. For my plaque I decided to continue with the image of earths destruction as this idea continued to develop and become more interesting as I thought about it. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Commemorative Plaque

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Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Banner ideas and development

Through out this project I had given different thought to my banner design but had struggled when thinking of ideas for my banner, but after completing my pamphlet design I decided it would be a good idea to use the final illustration from the comic of the planet earth being destroyed as I think this image acts as a great symbol of the protest behind the pamphlet. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Banner ideas and development

Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Cover creation

When thinking about the cover for my miniature comic I wanted to relate it in some way back to comics from around the mid 20th century as this was the basis for my chosen books i’ll be exploring in my dissertation and also relates back to another time when nuclear attcack was a looming concern aswell as today. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Cover creation

Studio Futures Past: Project 1, Final Edit Adding in Text and Grey Tones

With the final vector images the time had come to finish editing the images such as deleting unwanted content and adding in text and greys before moving onto the creation of the cover, banner and commemorative plaque to go with it. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1, Final Edit Adding in Text and Grey Tones

Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Comic drawings edited Adobe Illustrator

After finishing the line drawings for the comic I then took the drawings into Adobe illustrator to image trace them to improve the quality before adding tones of grey for depth, borders to seperate the images and text to the speech bubbles. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Comic drawings edited Adobe Illustrator

Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Illustration Ideas, protest development and rough storyboards

Upon completing my lino concept and being unsatisfied with the outcome I decided to think more about what it is that I want from my dissertation subject and how this can integrate into my studio project. I decided it could be a good idea to create a narrative of my own in the form of illustrations relating to the tensions between the North Korea and the US and when talking with friends about this we joked about how Donald Trump is in a nut shell an internet troll. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Illustration Ideas, protest development and rough storyboards

Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Link to Dissertation and Photo-montage test

After looking at the book cover for Dantes inferno and the posters for Blade Runner and Apocalypse now I thought about how I could combine multiple images relating to apocalypse in a way that conveys the current anxieties of nuclear threat related to Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Link to Dissertation and Photo-montage test

Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Linking work to dissertation

After a crit with the tutors I was recommended to try and bring my dissertation topic of the Apocalypse, Post-Apocalypse and Dystopia¬† into my work somehow so I started out by sourcing some imagery from this topic that I found interesting. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Linking work to dissertation

Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Info-graphics and the facts of nuclear weapons

After being put off the photomontage idea I thought it might be good to change my pamphlet idea to become more informative and to show people the facts behind nuclear weapons and the damage that could be caused as I had already gathered some of the necessery information. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Info-graphics and the facts of nuclear weapons