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

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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, Deconstructing Design workshop

In this CIP workshop our first task was to pik out a book cover and to analyse what components build the cover I chose the cover of The Book of Other People by Zadie Amith and cover design by Darren Haggar and Illustrated by Charles Burns. Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Collection Project, Deconstructing Design workshop

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)

Impression Studio: Publishing Unbound, Poster Zine Initial Ideas and Cover Development

When thinking about the content of my poster zine and how it would look I decided to start off with online research in the library for typographic posters I found some of these quite helpful and they ended up having some influence on the final outcome. Continue reading Impression Studio: Publishing Unbound, Poster Zine Initial Ideas and Cover Development

Impression Studio: Publishing Unbound, Metaphorical Book Covers Show and Tell

Today we had another show and tell in our studio to look at some book covers that have a metaphor behind it some were very interesting and intriguing. Continue reading Impression Studio: Publishing Unbound, Metaphorical Book Covers Show and Tell

Impression Studio: Publishing Unbound, Magazine analysis workshop

 

Today in our studio we met with Angharad to discuss and analyse magazine articles and covers. The first thing we did was to go through the anatomy of a magazine and talked about the content (names of things) on the cover and in articles.

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