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

Collections: Lino cuts

After seeing all the print work that other students had put into the exhibition, I thought I would have a try at producing some lino cut prints. Due to the aesthetic created by lino cutting, I decided that I would use medieval style imagery of my characters, Spoon Knight and Knife Dragon, which also fits … Continue reading Collections: Lino cuts

A Summary of Illustration Application Module

During the Illustration Application module I have produced 6 illustrations for varying medias and using varying mediums. I tried to keep in mind both the tone and themes of the articles in question to create both an interesting and, where applicable, contemporary illustration that highlighted a key section of the articles text. In the 1st article, … Continue reading A Summary of Illustration Application Module

Book cover: To Kill A Mocking Bird

I created my final image for the cover using a stencilled screen print. I like how bright the colours turned out as previously when I have used opaque ink to print with the colour has been slightly  off. After scanning the print I fixed some of the imperfections; i.e. the dark areas around the nose and … Continue reading Book cover: To Kill A Mocking Bird

Editorial Illustration: “Just so much, and no more”

I have improved on some aspects of the design, i.e. making the Earth look slightly more strained and added a simple background in order to ground the image. I chose to use a simplified colour pallet of orange and blue, with the addition of black and white. I used blue and orange in particular as … Continue reading Editorial Illustration: “Just so much, and no more”