Folio and HoI: Sherlock Holmes- Further Research and sketches

From my first 2 ideas I presented at tutorial, it was suggested that I research more into the victorian era itself; particularly fashion and buildings. I have looked at a range of building and shops, as well as dresses, skirts and jackets for women and suits, coats and hats for men of the time and … Continue reading Folio and HoI: Sherlock Holmes- Further Research and sketches

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Folio and HoI: Sherlock Holmes- Character Designs

During my research I found a few different interpretations of how Sherlock Holmes might have looked; ranging from classic and contemporary illustrations to film and TV variations: x  I would like a focus on character design within my illustration I have decided that designing how Sherlock will look is the best possible starting point for … Continue reading Folio and HoI: Sherlock Holmes- Character Designs

Folio society and House of Illustration: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes- Research and Initial Ideas

Looking at several briefs, I decided that the Folio Society and House of Illustration brief to do 3 illustrations and a cover for "The Selected Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes" who work best to my strengths and goals as an illustrator; mainly as when I first started I wanted to do book illustration and this … Continue reading Folio society and House of Illustration: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes- Research and Initial 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

British Legion Poppy Appeal: Art at the Skatepark

We have been asked by the British Legion, to decorate the skate-park in Hereford with illustrations of poppy's for the launch of the counties poppy appeal on October 27th. On Wednesday 4th October we visited the location for a briefing with a member of the British Legion, to gain more understanding of the project and … Continue reading British Legion Poppy Appeal: Art at the Skatepark

Collections: Brief and Character Design research

Above is the first draft for my project brief; I would like to focus the creation and development of a character and create something along the lines of a small art book with sketches and images of a character of my design. I received the following as feedback on this: "I would start with your … Continue reading Collections: Brief and Character Design research

Collections: Spoons

My collection that I am using for the collections project is Spoons. I have gathered a range of decorative spoons from local charity shops and around my home. I have researched some artwork that use spoons in them however am unsure at the moment as to which direction my final imagery will go. https://uk.pinterest.com/bastianmoore/spoon/ I … Continue reading Collections: Spoons