Today there was a hothouse talk from a young woman called Serena. Serena Wise is an award winning Art Director with a decade long career working with creative agencies and publishers such as Mother London, Spring Creative, VICE, i-D Magazine, DJA and ARPA Studios. Focusing on finding inspiration in stories with sentiment, movement and unexpected executions,she […]Read More Serena Wise
Today I had a workshop to help create flyers and foldable promotion for our Material Process Print exhibition that will be happening next Friday. We created all the content using the letterpress room but first we had to create samples to figure out how all the sentences fitted onto A5 card. Once we were happy […]Read More Final Show Preparation!
Today a woman from the company Accelerator came in to give a talk. The talk was all about starting up your own business and she gave great pointers on the basics of building a brand. This talk was very useful to me because I’m planning on hopefully making my own business when I graduate.Read More Making a Living Week: Presentation Day
Today was the start of Making a Living Week. Making a Living Week is a full week dedicated to showcasing industry artists. I had the chance today to meet Nik Hill who is a motion designer that has done work for Marvel (Avengers Age of Ultron). He shared some secret projects that he has been working […]Read More Making a Living Week: Nik Hill Workshop
Today we had a core workshop with Susanna all about gathering research. The aim of the task was to choose a location around Aldgate and complete all the task that were given on the brief before 3:30pm. The location we chose was Spitalfields Market. My task in the group was to help find objects around […]Read More Visual Research Methods- Core Workshop
Today we had our final presentation pitch for Accelerator. My group were prepared with all the samples and the promotional video that we had made days before. Our pitch went very well and we got great feedback on our product and also criticism on how we would develop our product if we won. They key […]Read More Final Presentation Day!
Today we had a small workshop all about planning for a publication. the three main questions that we have to ask ourselves before creating one is: Who is it for? What’s its purpose? What’s the budget? once we’ve figured out those questions, we can then set a plan of how the publication will look, the […]Read More Publication Planning Workshop
In today’s lesson we were going to pitch our diver page ideas to our classmates and the one that everybody favoured was going to go into the final publication. But first we did a workshop before everyone presented; the task that was set was to look at some examples of publications that were abstract and […]Read More Divider Page Presentation + Workshop
Today I visited “The Small Publishers Fair”, as you might be able to tell from the name, it is an event where artists come together to show off various publications that they’ve made. I went round from each table and had a look at what was on offer, I was so surprised at some of […]Read More My visit to the Small Publishers Fair
These are my prints that I have done for ‘Task C’. For this task I had to experiment with layers and choose one print method, paper and inks. The printing method that I used is once again Riso Printing; I am very confident using the riso printer now and I know the results will turn […]Read More Colour to the Power of 5