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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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, 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

Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, More Research

Now that the studio members had been given the green light to research activists that they found interesting I decided to look at the work of Craig Oldham in his book In Loving Memory of Work. I had wanted to look at thi agan for sometime after attending his hothouse talk last year. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, More Research

Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Initial Research

At the beginning of this project I began by doing some extra research into silvia pankhurst finding that she has created a logo for the suffragette movement. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Initial Research

Design Competition: Project 1 Summer Show Sponsorship Pitch, Group meeting and room Aeshetic

As a group we met up to discuss the ways we could utilize furniture to display work and also the different ways we could decorate the visual communication studios to bring an interesting atmosphere to the spaces and also as a method to guide the viewers through the rooms. Continue reading Design Competition: Project 1 Summer Show Sponsorship Pitch, Group meeting and room Aeshetic