Art direction is an important keyword to use when setting up an exhibition. It relates to the direction in which the art should be displayed. But not necessarily in terms of where it should be placed, but a further exploration of the exhibition display as a whole. From posters, to flyers, from typography to colour, to theme … More Multistorey Art Direction
This week I had a great opportunity to go with a couple of classes from the school to Hyde Hall Gardens. I had my own group of 6 children, which was my responsibility for making sure there stuck together, followed through with their work sheets and assisted with activities within the day trip. There day … More Internship placement – Hyde Hall Trip
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
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?
As part of the Design Competition module I have to create a virtual voice/presence for myself. An online portfolio is all the range right now. with websites/platforms such as Squaresapce, Wix, Behance (adobe), etc…they do most of the hard work for you by having a set out templates and easy to use interfaces with allows … More Online Portfolio
Today was not my day for screen printing. I had been trying to do screen print for 2 weeks, and finally the room was free to use. I had images prepared, clean screens and a whole day in which to make some prints. The light sensitive emulsion went onto the screen. It dried. I exposed my … More Screenprinting failure