FMP: The Day of the Triffids initial ideas and research

After finishing my concepts for The Road posters I started putting down some ideas for what I could create for my Day of the Triffids posters. I thought about focusing on certain parts of the phrases and then went on the extract themes of the actual novel. Continue reading FMP: The Day of the Triffids initial ideas and research

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Design Competition: Project 2 Work Placement, Developing new cover idea

Now that I had this concept to work off I started to make up the elements of the cover by drawing them out and creating silhouettes on photoshop. Continue reading Design Competition: Project 2 Work Placement, Developing new cover idea

CIP: Collection Project Book Cover (workshop further development)

When creating my cover I already had it in mind to continue with the the colour theme of white, grey and black so while keeping this in mind I looked at some different book covers in the library that I liked. Continue reading CIP: Collection Project Book Cover (workshop further development)

Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Cover and Collage workshop

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

Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Thoughts of the week Central Illustration Agency (The Art of the Cover part2)

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)

Creative Industry Practice: Book cover and binding work shop

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

Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Paper folding workshop

In one of our latest work shops for the CIP collection project we looked at some different paper folding techniques to try and give us some good ideas for the pages in our own books. Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Paper folding workshop

Creative Industry Practice: Collection Projects, Thoughts of the week Alan Fletcher

Our Latest thought of the week have been aimed a lot towards layout design for the first part of this weekly thought we have been asked to identify examples of good layout design and bad layout design. (although in my opinion its all personal preference really) Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Collection Projects, Thoughts of the week Alan Fletcher

Impression Studio: Project 3 Anthology Brief and Book Design Case Study Workshop

Now that we have started the new term we have been given our third assignment from the impression studio. In this brief each member of the studio has been assigned a piece of writing from the English Literature department of the university. Some of the written pieces are from different forms of literature such as academic writing about a historical period or a creative writing about the authors own experiences. Our individual task for this brief is to each create a visual response to our assigned writing it can be a (video or a poster or anything you choose 100% flexible) we also have been assigned into groups of four for the anthology group assignment to create a layout for the entire anthology and to choose things such as format, paper stock and printing. Continue reading Impression Studio: Project 3 Anthology Brief and Book Design Case Study Workshop

Impression Studio: Project 2 Mini-Monograph Development

After I had gathered all the research I could find I started to plan out how my booklet was going to look I started off by creating some rough sketches of how I thought the cover could look. Continue reading Impression Studio: Project 2 Mini-Monograph Development