Studio Futures Past: Project 2 Archives and Future Places, Film Poster Research

Another of the outcomes required for this project was to create a movie style poster to accompany our outcomes as a method of promotion for them. I began this part of the project by researching illustrated movie posters by watching the film “24×36 a movie about movie posters” a documentary film exploring the history of illustrated film posters and the move from illustrated posters to photographic based ones and how illustrated movie posters are becoming a trend once again. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 2 Archives and Future Places, Film Poster Research

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Studio Futures Past: Project 2 Archives and Future Places, Riso Workshop

One of our workshops this term has been experimenting with the Riso Printer and mark making we played about with different materials ranging from charcoal to indian ink and pens, pencils and sponges to test how they reacted and drawing tools. Continue reading Studio Futures Past: Project 2 Archives and Future Places, Riso Workshop

Impression Studio: Project 4, Riso Show Spot Colour Ideas

Aswell as creating signage in the catalogue I have also been asked to come up with spot colour ideas for pages introducing the studios and projects. I started by using some mock ups billy made with lorem ipsum.

I tried making interesting spot colour designs just using 2 colours as with the final catalogue will be in only 2 colours.

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Impression Studio: Project 4 Riso Show, Animation Sign Final Design

After finishing the type for the animation sign I looked at duplicating it multiple time on the page and mirroring it in rows I think doing this filled the emptiness on the page and rather than just on word floating in a page.

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Impression Studio: Project 4, Riso Show first tests on Riso Printer

Studio members have been given extra access to the univeristy Riso Printer in preperation for creating the summer show catalogue. Studio members were asked to create some test images for the riso printer to see what could work and to get a better idea of how the colours blend. Continue reading Impression Studio: Project 4, Riso Show first tests on Riso Printer

Impresion Studio: Project 4, Riso Show Looking at sign layout

I took a moment to think about how the sign for the inventivity studio could be layed out I liked the idea of it being something that required some thought when assembling it like a simple puzzle.

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Impression Studio: Project 4, Riso Show Initial ideas for typography and patterns

After looking at inventivity studio I decided to use the shape of the studio as a way of manipulating type for their sign. I started out by making some rough sketches of how the shape could effect letters in different ways.

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Impression Studio: Project 4, Riso Show Assigned Studio

Students in the impression have each been assigned to work on different studios in visual communication I have been asked to work on signage and typography for the Inventivity studio. Continue reading Impression Studio: Project 4, Riso Show Assigned Studio

Impression Studio: Project 4, Riso Show planning and editorial

After receiving our brief for the Riso Show we began by creating a flat plan for how the pages need to be printed for when the catalogue is bound together. Continue reading Impression Studio: Project 4, Riso Show planning and editorial