Ferrous: Working with Blacksmiths Pt: 2; Zine Ideas

Using the snake idea for the outside of the book, the next task was to decide on what the contents of the book would be. From looking at zines in my research, I have decided that I would like the zine to consist of 1 continuous image, as I feel this will work well with … Continue reading Ferrous: Working with Blacksmiths Pt: 2; Zine Ideas

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Ferrous: Working alongside Blacksmiths pt: 1; introduction and conception

Partnered with a blacksmith from the Ba (Hons) Blacksmithing, the task is to create some form of illustrated object, be it a zine, or other paraphernalia, to inform and/or depict information about said Blacksmith, showing either them, their personality, hobbies or even their work in general. I have been partnered with Aaron Houghton, a level … Continue reading Ferrous: Working alongside Blacksmiths pt: 1; introduction and conception

Envelope book: The letter B

One of the first books we made in the Book Arts Module was an envelope book about either a single letter or the alphabet, I chose the letter B. An envelope book is literally a book made using envelopes. The words I have Illustrated are: Book Boat (Ice) Berg Beacon Bach Beethoven Brahms Binary Black … Continue reading Envelope book: The letter B

Carousel Book: Circus Animals

One of the best books I have produced is the carousel book, or Japanese star book, on the theme of fairgrounds. I decided that I wanted to do circus animals as I thought I would be able to create an interesting and fun book. After drawing out designs for my animals, I cut them out … Continue reading Carousel Book: Circus Animals

Photographic Flip Book

Our task was to create a photographic flip book; IE make a flip book using photographs. I created a simple background on some paper and photographed the movements of some inanimate objects to make them appear to move... in this case i used a paper dragon and a lucky waving cat. Although the story told … Continue reading Photographic Flip Book