Sergio lives and works in Valencia as a freelance illustrator for national and international clients. He graduated Fine arts in San Carlos university (Valencia). He worked for people such as The New Yorker, The International Herald Tribune, Die Zeit and Mc Sweenys. His work is very cute and the use of colours he uses goes… Continue reading Sergio Membrillas
Demetrios is a Greek/Cypriot who grew up and studied in London, he received a BA Hons degree in fashion an he was recruited by an international designer named John Galliano. He then was passionate about drawing and painting and was inspired to change his path and moved to New York after 2 years. He made… Continue reading Demetrios Psilos
On addition to our Super Friday we had to set up and host an exhibition based on our Design competition briefs which is called “Beyond the Limits.” Beyond the Limits is a brief where we can expand our imagination and create a body part or enhance a certain part of a body. This brief was… Continue reading Beyond the Limits exhibition
During our Super Friday we were all gathered up in one studio and was given an activity to complete each question in one minute. We were very limited when it came to drawing ont paper since it was A4, but materials wise we can expand on, I used a lot of Japanese calligraphy pens and… Continue reading 100 Briefs
On Friday the 11th March, I set up an exhibition of my own. I wanted to give myself a challenge, on what would have happened if I was to set an exhibition within 3 days. I did this only to experience on how well I am on short deadlines.
Within researching, I learnt that in other cultures, dolls represent and symbolize other things. For example in Japan dolls are used in festivals. The well known holiday that dolls are used in is a day called “Hinamatsuri” translated as “Doll’s day” or “Girl’s day”. It’s a special day in Japan that is celebrated each year… Continue reading FMP Researching : Hinamatsuri
During my research for my final major project, I went to the Victoria and Albert Museum to research about dollhouses and dolls. Within exploring and researching I’ve learnt that the earliest examples of doll houses were found in the Egyptian tombs of the Old Kingdom which consisted small wooden models of furniture, boats, animals, people… Continue reading FMP Trip : V&A Museum of Childhood
On Friday we had a talk from an artist named Lakwena. Lakwena is a mural artist based in London. Her inspiration came from an book she read in her childhood called “The Magic Paint brush” And was heavily inspired from the book.
Our new brief was to use our techniques to create an “editorial” illustration. An editorial illustration is usually commissioned to an article on newspapers or magazines to respond to highlight the text, in a way to understand on what the text is about. We were to choose an article of our choice, read through and… Continue reading Editorial
Relating to the beyond the limits brief, we were recommended to visit a couple of exhibitions, but me and leon decided to check out the Leonardo Da Vinci : The Mechanics of Genius.