Our latest workshop at Futures Past has been in the laser cutting and wood work studios in the bottom floor of the university. For this workshop we took our designed into Adobe illustrator then had them laser cut into our own materials. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Laser cutting workshop.
I decided to rethink my idea for the animation signage and decided to take a more illustrative approach to it. I started as usual with rough sketches. Continue reading Impression Studio: Project 4, Riso Show Animation Signage Back to the Drawing Board
I took a moment to think about how the sign for the inventivity studio could be layed out I liked the idea of it being something that required some thought when assembling it like a simple puzzle.
After looking at inventivity studio I decided to use the shape of the studio as a way of manipulating type for their sign. I started out by making some rough sketches of how the shape could effect letters in different ways.
After I had gathered enough research and had looked into different places to take the project I decided it was time to create a finished design so I began by creating a rough sketch of the design I thought would work well with a quote from the reading I ended up choosing “I am here in the middle of the swirling twirl” after sketching it out I re-created it in photoshop and illustrator to give it a very smooth and fluid appearance. Continue reading Impression Studio: Anthology Project Further development
In another one of our CIP workshops we started looking into different ways to create an illustrated book cover we started off by creating some patterns on a3 paper. Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Cover and Collage workshop
For one of the latest weekly thoughts we have been asked to think about different forms of illustration both traditional and graphic and to help us think about how we could make our covers more appealing and possibly more personal to ourselves. Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Thoughts of the week Central Illustration Agency (The Art of the Cover part2)
At this point in the development the digitally rendered pieces from my stop motion photographs were ready to use and I could begin animating on Adobe After Effects. Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Pastiche 1560 Further development and Final outcome
Today we had another work shop in CIP class where we looked at some different and easy ways that books could be bound at home with paper, card and glue. We also looked at how to properly attache a cover to the front and back pages. Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Book cover and binding work shop
Recently our CIP class was visited by Fig Taylor who is well known for consulting with illustrators and designers on how then curate their portfolios. She had a lot of handy advice for us and I think some of what she said could also translate into our Collection project when thinking about how we’ll be representing our work. Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Fig Taylor Visit