Design Competition: Project 3, Professional Presentation/ Portfolio Ready Physical Portfolio cover research

For my physical portfolio I decided to simply buy a card folder and screen print onto the front of it this turned out to be a lot more difficult than I expected it to be . . . . Continue reading Design Competition: Project 3, Professional Presentation/ Portfolio Ready Physical Portfolio cover research

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FMP: 1984 Glow in the dark research

Since I thought to do a poster that glows in the dark I decided to look into how other artists manage to do this to find out what materials and methods they use to create glow in the dark posters. Continue reading FMP: 1984 Glow in the dark research

FMP: The Day of the Triffids initial ideas and research

After finishing my concepts for The Road posters I started putting down some ideas for what I could create for my Day of the Triffids posters. I thought about focusing on certain parts of the phrases and then went on the extract themes of the actual novel. Continue reading FMP: The Day of the Triffids initial ideas and research

FMP: Age of Terror, The Imperial War Museum

For more research/ inspiration I visited the IWM exhibition Age Of Terror an exhibition displaying art work created after the 9/11 catastrophe in NewYork. A lot of the pieces also related to social issues that had become more evident as a result of 9/11 such as strict airport security and surveillance.

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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

FMP: One on One tutorial

After looking at these different options I had a meeting with my tutor to discuss what I was thinking for my FMP. I got some good feedback and was recommended to watch the documentary HyperNormalisation. My teacher also told me it would be okay to create a campaign about many social issues and that I don’t have to narrow it down to one. although this advice was good my brain was still very scattered and I was getting pretty worried that my FMP would end up being a great big flop.

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FMP: More initial thoughts

I was still very unsure at this point and getting worried about what to create for my FMP I made abnother “very useful” list of what I felt I was most experienced in from my time at uni. I thought about publications, typography, poster design, screen printing, riso printing, animation, book cover design, literature and narrative. Continue reading FMP: More initial thoughts