Types of mental health is the name I have given to this project. The name is a play of words which signifies a few things: I have been producing illustrations using letterpress, to try and produce an uncontrolled, irrational, and confusing pieces of artwork, which I am trying to illustrate the feelings of Mental Health problems … More FMP – Types Of Mental Health
Along with a CV and a Portfolio for self promoting, there must also be a business card, Details card, in order to give away so someone has a little piece of you to remember by when needing some artwork or creative service. For my business card, I got my Graphic Designer hat on and set out … More Business card business
Back in the letterpress lab for even further experimental letterpress typography. I have been using the term illustrative letterpress this week, so perhaps that is what I should be calling it. Anyway, on my previous post I spoke about trying to use words associated with Mental Health and using them to further some unusual thinking, and … More FMP- More More Letterpress
Letterpress is something I never thought i’d be interested in, but my latest designs have shown me that it is something to venture into more. I am not using letterpress in the conventional sense, I am almost ‘potato printing’ if you will, but my results are proving really hopeful. In terms of results, I am … More FMP – More Letterpress
For the Between The Lines project (project 2), I initially wanted to screen print my final designs, but that did not turn out too well, see previous screenprinting post here. HOWEVER! I did not give up and I went back into the print room to re-do this process and see what kind of results I … More A day of screen printing
As I have been slowly compiling a PDF Format Portfolio for future prospects, but also for myself personally for future endeavours. I have been speaking to various tutors for feedback, on specific points at the creation of my portfolio, to then further my curation of the portfolio. Some comments are what I followed below, and thus strengthening … More What makes a good Portfolio?
Looking into using my Digital Rorschachs further, and employ more fun, life affirming imagery. I thought about what might be a life thrilling, daredevilish, adventurous activity and I took the notion of ‘not being afraid’ which lead me to think about what thrill seekers do. From this visual research on what thrill seekers adventure to … More D&AD – Layer Masks
For Design Competition, the module requires me to present and position my creative identity effectively alongside other practices, through a range of sector specific media and formats appropriate to my specific career path and proposed freelance practice. Therefore, this blog post is to showcase my research, development and outcome of my CV. At first I gathered … More What makes a good CV?
I had pre-planned a whole day in the letterpress suite, in order to start creating imagery for my FMP. Not only illustrative type work, but also to document the process, in video, pictures, and sound. The day started off, slow. It was ok, to generate ideas it takes time. This is why I planned to … More FMP – Letter Press Experiments