FMP: Environment Research

Since at this point in the FMP I was still very unsure about what to do I decided to go out with a camera I rented from the university so try and get some good ideas about the issues that could be addressed with in the city and in turn what to create an FMP from. Continue reading FMP: Environment Research

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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

Impression Studio: Project 2 Mini-Monograph Development

After I had gathered all the research I could find I started to plan out how my booklet was going to look I started off by creating some rough sketches of how I thought the cover could look. Continue reading Impression Studio: Project 2 Mini-Monograph Development

Creative Industry Practice: Market Ready, Presentation 2 Accelerator

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Our groups for the Market Ready brief had our final presentation for the Accelerator team. It was a good chance to see the final presentations and to see what others had thought to include that we never. Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Market Ready, Presentation 2 Accelerator

Hot House Talk: Abram Games

Today during our lunch break The CASS school of design hosted one of its renowned Hot House Talks. Today’s talk was given by Naomi Games daughter of Abram Games. In her talk she explained firstly who Abram was and how he became a poster designer she gave a funny anecdote about how Abrams told his headmaster “I want to be the best poster maker in Britain” and that his headmasters response was “you cant even draw” after that she told us about his technique of drawing and using stencils with an airbrush to create shading and gradients instead of using multiple colours due to how it was more expensive to print the more colours you used. Continue reading Hot House Talk: Abram Games

Impression Studio: Made you look

Today as a studio we were asked to watch a video titled “Made you look” this video is made up of a series of interviews with different designers and illustrators talking about how they fell in love with art and drawing and how they got into the industry. They also talked about their process ranging from what the intention is for the work to what materials they enjoy using the most. Continue reading Impression Studio: Made you look

Wellcome Collection: Medicine Man

In our first week back our tutors recommended we take some time to visit some different exhibitions, they sent out a list of some interesting galleries to visit. The first one on the list to peak my interest was the Medicine Man collection that features many objects from around the world Collected by Henry Wellcome. As a patron of science and co-founder of the pharmaceutical company Burroughs Wellcome & Co. Henry Wellcomes collection consists of many strange and unique medical tool and devises but aswell as this he was a man of the world and also collected many different artifacts from different cultures from shrunken heads to preserved tattooed skin. Continue reading Wellcome Collection: Medicine Man