Hello and welcome. I’m Lex and this is my learning log for Graphic Design 1: Core Concepts.Read more "HELLO"
Choose one of the following concepts: Danger Movement Love Here How does existing visual language represent these concepts? Research the different similes and metaphors that are in common use. Document them through drawings, collecting examples and mind maps. Now create and alternative symbol to represent at least one of […]Read more "EXERCISE: SIGNS & SYMBOLS"
A few weeks ago I visited the Protein Gallery in Shoreditch to view the exhibition Made in Italy – Bodoni in Print. The exhibition was free, and organised by Fedrigoni, one of Europe’s leading paper companies.Read more "GALLERY VISIT – BODONI IN PRINT"
This assignment proved to be very difficult for me, and as such I am now quite behind in my course.Read more "REFLECTING ON ASSIGNMENT TWO"
THE PRINTING PROCESS By far the most difficult part of this assignment was sending my cards to print.Read more "ASSIGNMENT TWO: PART FIVE"
For my third and final card I decided to go with the pattern idea. I had already collected plenty of images for reference on a Pinterest Mood Board. As usual, though, due to my lack of illustration skills, I wasn’t quite sure what my drawings or paintings would look like, and so the first thing […]Read more "ASSIGNMENT TWO: PART FOUR"
I went back to the various thumbnails and decided to make a card that was based on swimming pool tiles. A mosaic spelling out some type of message.Read more "ASSIGNMENT TWO: PART THREE"
At this stage I was keen to do some visual research relating to my chosen theme, rather than of cards themselves. I came cross the work of Eric Zener & Samantha French.Read more "ASSIGNMENT TWO: PART TWO"
THINKING OF YOU Create a range of cards for sentiments or events that are worthy of a greetings card, but are currently not catered for by card manufacturers. These cards could be linked to other calendar events, obscure saints’ days, sporting calendars or any other happening that is worth celebrating or commiserating. You will need […]Read more "ASSIGNMENT TWO: PART ONE"
I’m curious as to how many days I can keep this up for. See here, if you’d like to join in. See my instagram for the daily posts, but i’ll post all of them here eventually (in one post, so as not to bore you).Read more "36 DAYS OF TYPE"