Workshops: Drawing and Mark Making

Another of our workshops with people from regular practice consisted of taking up different tools and materials and drawing images from our exhibition research. Continue reading Workshops: Drawing and Mark Making

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Studio: Futures Past, Project 1 Activism

Our third year has began and the Londonmet Vis comm students have been assigned their chosen (possibly not chosen) studios for the year. In the Futures Past studio our first activity consisted of a walk along Roman Road to begin our working with The Roman Road trust a charity dedicated to building a better high street and community for the local people of Roman Road.

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Impression Studio: Project 4, Riso Show Spot Colour Ideas

Aswell as creating signage in the catalogue I have also been asked to come up with spot colour ideas for pages introducing the studios and projects. I started by using some mock ups billy made with lorem ipsum.

I tried making interesting spot colour designs just using 2 colours as with the final catalogue will be in only 2 colours.

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Impression Studio: Project 4 Riso Show, Animation Sign Final Design

After finishing the type for the animation sign I looked at duplicating it multiple time on the page and mirroring it in rows I think doing this filled the emptiness on the page and rather than just on word floating in a page.

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Impression Studio: Project 4, Riso Show Animation Signage Further Development

To take my ideas further I wanted to find a font I thought was good for signage and trace over it to create a display type for the signage. Continue reading Impression Studio: Project 4, Riso Show Animation Signage Further Development

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)

Impression Studio: Anthology Project Initial Ideas and Reseach

To start the Anthology project I began by reading through my assigned reading Acid Romance by Jack Houston a creative writing piece that will be part of the anthology. As I read through Acid Romance a story of an anonymous group hosting underground rave parties and drug culture. I began by picking out parts that I thought would have a good corresponding image. Continue reading Impression Studio: Anthology Project Initial Ideas and Reseach

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: 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