Ferrous: Working with Blacksmiths Pt: 4; Ferrous, Forge and Exhibition

I completed the prints in time and finished off and cut them out in time for the festival starting on the Friday. I added details using gold ink to highlight certain parts and to break up the monotonous colour. I am very pleased with the final zine as was well printed and fairly high quality … Continue reading Ferrous: Working with Blacksmiths Pt: 4; Ferrous, Forge and Exhibition

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Ferrous: Working with Blacksmiths Pt: 3 Development and Printing

Taking ideas from the last tutorial session I developed my idea depicting my blacksmith as a viking and refining the overall design and adding in additional imagery to highlight things that he likes for example a camera as he enjoys photography and adding an anvil to just reiterate the fact that he is a blacksmith. … Continue reading Ferrous: Working with Blacksmiths Pt: 3 Development and Printing

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

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