Major Project: Screen Print Testing

I wanted to test out whether Screen Printing would be viable medium to produce my graphic novel via. I translated a planned page from a physical sketch to a digital mock up using a style that I am thinking of using for following pages. I tried to include a variety of line, texture and tone … Continue reading Major Project: Screen Print Testing

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Folio and HoI: Sherlock Holmes Cover Design

As my fairly unusual design for Sherlock had been well received I decided I want him to feature prominently on the front cover, as well as the fact that I have placed him in all three of the internal illustrations. Whilst I was thinking of how to develop a full idea for this, we had … Continue reading Folio and HoI: Sherlock Holmes Cover Design

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

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 ApplicationĀ 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