Studio Futures Past: Project 2 Archives and Future Places, Final Video Revisited

I wasn’t very happy with the way my final video turned out, the main problem was that whenever anyone watched it the video gave the impression that it had ended around 3/4 of the way through and I was having to tell people to keep watching. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 2 Archives and Future Places, Final Video Revisited

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Design Competition: Project 2 Work Placement, First Idea Drawing Further Development

After finishing my drawings on paper I brought them into photoshop and used a drawing tablet to colour them in a similar way to the style of the North Korean propaganda using just red and, black and white in the same way as the Russian Propagnda.

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Design Competition: Project 2 Work Placement, North Korean Propaganda Research

After looking into some of the Russian Propaganda I went onto to look at propaganda that had recently came from North Korea as a result of the tensions between the totalitarian state and the US. I decided to do this because the brief for this stated that they wanted to portray Animal Farms continuous relevance in the present day. Continue reading Design Competition: Project 2 Work Placement, North Korean Propaganda Research

Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Commemorative Plaque

For this brief we had to each also create a commemorative plaque either etched or laser cut on ply wood or acrylic plastic. For my plaque I decided to continue with the image of earths destruction as this idea continued to develop and become more interesting as I thought about it. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Commemorative Plaque

Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Banner ideas and development

Through out this project I had given different thought to my banner design but had struggled when thinking of ideas for my banner, but after completing my pamphlet design I decided it would be a good idea to use the final illustration from the comic of the planet earth being destroyed as I think this image acts as a great symbol of the protest behind the pamphlet. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Banner ideas and development

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

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