Studio Futures Past: Project 2 Archives and Future Places, image collecting Roman Road

As well as gathering sound clips from Roman Road I also took pictures and created videos to try and encapsulate what I got from the surrounding area. These images include buildings and narrow path ways. A lot of them seeming some what dilapidated and empty after the local parents and children had gone home after leaving school. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 2 Archives and Future Places, image collecting Roman Road

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Studio Futures Past: Project 2 Archives and Future Places, Brief and initial research

For our new project at futures past studio we are too create a sequential narrative of an imagines Roman Road 100 years in the future. The outcomes for this project must include at least 1 Risograph printed film style poster the promote our narrative, a twelve page graphic novel/ 12 individual images or a 1 minute video (we are to choose which ever we prefer) and the outcomes must also include some form of sound this could range from anything of recorded sound accompanying the outcomes on a headset or speaker or possibly using some form of scannable barcode to work with a smart phone.

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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 Activism, Deciding Activism and even more research

After looking at these different activist artists I had gotten very interested in anti war and nuclear weapons activists and since the change in the brief had occurred I continued looking at anti war art and activists whilst also looking more into the facts of nuclear weapons today. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 1 Activism, Deciding Activism and even more research

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, Further research Saul Bass

Upon deciding to sat with the use of hands, mouths and eyes I wanted to take the aesthetic into a different direction rather than using drawn cartoons I looked into a more graphic approach and thought to look at the work of Saul Bass with in the chosen theme. Continue reading Design Competition: Project 1 Summer Show Sponsorship Pitch, Further research Saul Bass

Workshops: Visual research

We have had another workshop in groups where we have went out in search of images of the area around us from building and spaces, sounds and conversations to illustrations and found objects. After completing this we went to the Bishopsgate Archive to look at some historical documents ranging from books to illustrated pamphlets. The final part of the workshop was to but together a small exhibition of what we had found and what we could find to direct us in the work. Continue reading Workshops: Visual research

Creative Industry Practice: Kickstarter Project, Kickstarter Research

Before we made our video I wanted to take a look at some kickstarter users to see if anyone had a similar idea to ours. Not only did I find a similar idea I found someone who had developed a complete version of our idea only with cats instead of dogs. Continue reading Creative Industry Practice: Kickstarter Project, Kickstarter Research

Impression Studio: Project 4, Riso Show Animation Signage Back to the Drawing Board

 I decided to rethink my idea for the animation signage and decided to take a more illustrative approach to it. I started as usual with rough sketches. Continue reading Impression Studio: Project 4, Riso Show Animation Signage Back to the Drawing Board