This summer, the summer show of London Met will be commencing, but for that to happen, we have to set up our layout of exhibition and pick out work that portrays our strongest points. I will be showing my posters brief where I was firstly afraid to work on at first mainly because printing was… Continue reading Local Universe : Summer show
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
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
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
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.
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