I thought about what had gone wrong in the last video and also thought about different ways that I could after effects to create a well edited gif. I thought that instead of putting ash onto the actual poster instead I would make some videos of dropping ash onto a blank piece of paper. Continue reading FMP: The Road video attempt 2/ Final Gif creation
The final poster to print was the poster for the road. I started with taking my background image as a bitmap and printing it in gray with black parts trying to get some kind of gradients in there. Continue reading FMP: The Road final poster print
For my poster of The Road I wanted to look at someway of using actual ash to create the poster. I started by gathering some ash from a bbq and applying it to paper using spray mount and water to see how it would react. Continue reading FMP: The Road Ash tests and development
Now I knew I wanted to create a glow in the dark poster so I decided to work with the quote “War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is Strength” I wanted the poster to simply show the words peace freedom and strength as the original image and then the glow in the dark text would read War Slavery Ignorance.
Now that I was ready to start my FMP properly I began making some concepts for how a typographic poster for the road could be made. I new that I wanted to use some of my letterpress work immediately as this felt very alike with the typographic cover made my David Pearson for The Road and I also used some of my research images from around London to create these initial concepts. Continue reading FMP: Initial Visual Concepts The Road
Today Futures Past studio had a chance to use the letter press facilities at london met to try and experiment with our chosen slogans and phrases relating to our activist and protest research. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Letter press workshop.
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
The latest workshop for the impression studio has been in the use of letter press and digitising letterpress to start off we put together some simple layouts of the alphabet in a font of our choice to get back into the letterpress groove. Continue reading Studio Impression: Project 3 Anthology, Letter Press WorkShop
During our Christmas break we were assigned a designer each to research. Our assignment required us to use our research to create a booklet for a make believe exhibition of our assigned designers work. Continue reading Impression Studio: Project 2 Mini-Monograph Christmas Assignment and Research