Final Design with Spine
Sunday, 19 December 2010
Tuesday, 23 November 2010
Thursday, 18 November 2010
THE BOOK CLUB
These are two pieces I made up for The Book Club merchandise. They were edited slightly so we were able to screen print them onto tops, bags and prints to be sold for their upcoming tour this December.
Here's a link to their site to check out the final outcomes and a sneaky peak to their tunes
Tuesday, 26 October 2010
Tuesday, 19 October 2010
A few images I'm working on to illustrate the 7 Chakras.
These particular ones are to represent the Root Chakra which is effected by money issues and possessions. I'm looking into every element of each Chakra, so what foods and exercise benefit them, with the root I'm working on root vegetables and protein foods which will complete my first part of my graduation project.
Plenty more on the way :)
Saturday, 4 September 2010
Thursday, 26 August 2010
Wednesday, 18 August 2010
Thursday, 29 July 2010
Monday, 12 July 2010
Another part of the show I was really impressed with were the textile designers....I have to say my sister had her degree work up this year, otherwise I may of breezed through this section alot quicker.
Beside all their work and on their portfolios they had their names laser cut into wood. I think personally it might of looked better cut through a different material, however it was a really nice touch to all their presentations and something I hadn't seen at a show before.
While walking round I did notice a lot of people taking more attention to the portfolio stands rather than the work displayed and their opinions were more than just "hmm yes thats..nice" which gave me a little reminder not to put my attention to much onto the final rather than the portfolio itself and equal them out to the same high standard that I can achieve.
Thursday, 8 July 2010
Part 1 Norwich Art & Design Graduation Show
On June 22nd I went to go and visit Norwich Graduation show and having been to one before, I knew the competition, once again was going to be very high!
To be honest I wasn't and still not quite sure what to think of the Fine Art....as 'out there' as i expected it to be. I'm not sure what a piece of bubble wrap and a calender of dead flies was meant to conclude of what they had learnt within 3 years...?? but each to their own I guess...
However the Graphic Design section was well.......AMAZING. The illustration in particular was so well presented and the standard of their ideas,techniques, colours were really inspiring and professional. All this scaring me a little for next year but excited to hopefully produce something with the same wow factor.
Two illustrators in particular that caught my eye were Anna Brinded and Lauren Greaves.
Anna had a really amazing book she had created along side some alone illustrations, with all of them having the same standard of beautiful detail and colour which also seem very dream like.
Lauren Greaves had a lot more cleaner look to her work, her ideas were so creative and seem so effortless. Her presentation of her show was obviously well thought out and framed every piece the same and added a vinyl of one of her characters to the wall underneath.
Here's blog links as I don't feel I can give them enough justice, so have a little look.
Well that was the illustration and Part 2 will be the textiles when i find my camera charger!
Friday, 2 July 2010
Thursday, 17 June 2010
Monday, 3 May 2010
Saturday, 1 May 2010
Thursday, 29 April 2010
To keep all my fabric designs together I made myself a sample book. I am definitely going to get into a routine of doing this with future fabrics I print as its a really tidy way to keep work and easy to refer back to if I want to go back and print it again.