At box park Shoreditch, there was a small exhibition of the work of Holly St Clair. This collection of work was called “Boba Dog” which was being exhibited at Milk tea and pearl a pearl tea store which suits the exploration of the experiences of being half Asian growing up in London. Boba dog shows… Continue reading Boba dog exhibition
During my trip to the V&A I encountered a section that looked like that can relate to my dissertation. The cult of the cute (kawaii) took off from Japan during the 1970s. Initially a fad of young girls now crosses the generations to a certain extent, the sexes. The use of colours and the customisation… Continue reading V&A Trip
Last Friday we had a workshop on colour separation for our prints brief. this workshop was to help us with screen printing mainly if we’re using two colours. Firstly we worked on composition, by doing that we checked out examples of posters and posters we’ve collected on how the text and image was set out.… Continue reading Color seperation workshop
During our workshop within the posters brief we gathered all of our information on got we researched on posters when I stumbled upon this design advertising the play of madam butterfly with the Rising sun flag used as the background.
Yesterday Friday as a collective group we decided to show each others work and help to point out what can be good for hand ins and what can be good for portfolio. We started off in small groups and suggest ideas. It’s good to hear what other people have to say and what ideas they… Continue reading Design competition
Victoria Riza is a Filipino illustrator and print maker based in Tennessee, her theme revolves around fashion and beauty, and the material of her work used is water color or screen printing. I was attracted to her work because relating to the theme of my idea of making a poster this will help me, and… Continue reading Inspiration : Victoria Riza
Tamago buddies is a collaboration between two award winning artists Mami Kim was born in Japan and trained as an architect and Joe Hardy who trained as a fine artists in London. They both produced screen prints combines Japanese Showa- era color with onomatopoetic sounds found in Mangas.
Within researching for posters,my 18th century research is revolved around an old printing method called “Wood block printing.” This poster was designed and printed by Kunichika Toyohara in 1890,using the method of wood block printing, this was used to advertise a Kabuki play in Japan (the play is called Onoe Kikugoro V as Akashi no… Continue reading Print : Researching
During the afternoon we were handed a new brief to the term. We have been introduced to printmaking, a way of creating an image to communicate ideas through posters, pamphlets. Nous Vous showed us examples of posters and artists who produced them (e.g. Sister Corita Kent) to get inspiration. As an illustrator we produce posters… Continue reading New brief : Print
Today as a new started we gathered all of our visual research to create a map on how we interpret our local universe. First we were shown examples of maps such as the Mappa mundi, after using our own sketches, collages,prints and photos we discussed on what to put up. After we made another final… Continue reading Welcome back : Workshop