Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Friday, October 26, 2007

Five Friends

Deliverable for the 'zine'-brief: A book about five friends.
'Zines' are cheaply made printed books, booklets, comics or magazines etc.


Drawings from the trip

Drawings from photos


End paper


Back cover


Thursday, October 25, 2007

Argumentative Typography

3 Compositions for representing an argument typographically, (original brief here).

Initial Idea Sketches

Composition One:
Representing the 'maze' an argument can become: There are always several reactions, i.e. 'aggressive' and 'calming' reactions.

Final Composition

First Sketches

Composition two: Two sides to each argument. Only using blue or red glasses you can read each side of the argument properly. There is also white Letraset on white paper to represent aspects of arguments, which only become apparent when looking/listening more closely.

Final Composition, hand rendered Guache and Letraset

Computer rendered type to be traced later

Screen colour tests

Experiments with styles and colours

Initial Sketch

Composition three: Flipbook. Hand-rendered type, animated in Flash, single frames printed on stickers. One sticker per page.


Flipping pages

Final frames

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Portrait Photography

Researching portrait photography for a new college project I came across this book from an exhibition at the Hayward Gallery in 2004.

About Face, Photography and the Death of the Portrait, published by Hayward Gallery Publishing, London

Aziz + Cucher, Rick, from the series DYSTOPIA, 1995

Pierre Radisic, Couple 8-5-82, 1982

Keith Cottingham, Fictitious Portraits, 1992

Daniele Buetti, Looking for Love, 1996

Tibor Kalman, From the series 'What if', published in 'Colors' magazine (issue 4), 1993

Lawick Mueller, Athena Velletri - Nina (left), Apollo from Olympia - Oliver (right), from the series 'PERFECTLY superNATURAL', 1999

Saturday, October 20, 2007

Quick Pixelation

No idea which bug Blogspot swallowed now, this video is not supposed to look anything like what you can see above, however I quite like it so I'll leave it on the post and will try to upload the video again in a little while.

Friday, October 19, 2007

Quick Comic

Yesterday we started a new subject which will become a regular part of our curriculum: Design. Below is our first brief, we had to do the first part yesterday within two ours. I decided to draw a comic since I have been reading lots of comics (i.e. 'Maus', 'Eightball', 'Jimmy Corrigan') and lots about comics (i.e. 'Understanding Comics') recently, for my contextual studies which are on the subject of 'Comics and Visual Narrative'.


Outline of argument and first sketches

Final Comic

Thursday, October 18, 2007