Upon getting to college I will do 1 of 2 things, either work in a sketchbook if there is no digital work to be done, or if I am drawing designs for the module. Otherwise I will be on the Mac working at whatever I need to do from a checklist I made. I don’t […]Read more "My average day at College"
Turning an image into a halftone pattern. To halftone an image you first need to prepare it, if it is a photograph or image with shadows and highlights present you should first, if it isn’t already, turn the image greyscale then increases the shadows and highlights using the Levels adjustment. Now go to Filter -> […]Read more "Colour pattern effect and making Photoshop Brushes"
I never used to take very many noted or make check lists at all until very recently. And it surprises me just how much it helps to be able to see what tasks I need to prioritise and how helpful it is with organising my time by extension. Having a checklist takes alot off my […]Read more "Personal Development – Note taking and Checklist making"
Front cover & Back Cover creating mock-ups can be very easy if the thing you are placing your image on is flat, but when there are curves like in an open brochure, it can be very difficult to warp the image into the right shape. I really like Rorschach Inkblot images, there’s just something about […]Read more "My Progress so far on the Rorschach Brochure"
Today I wanted a video of Graphic designer Aaron Draplin, on working efficiently with illustrator, In this video Aaron shows how easy it is to use Illustrator to make a simple vector image. He shows how knowledge of how to use illustrator, especially of shortcut keys, and the different techniques you can use to do whatever you desire […]Read more "Aaron Draplin – Graphic Designer"
— Inkblot images when aligned vertically look alot like the ideograms of the Japanese alphabet. Deep black ink conjurers images of the void, a scary, black unknown. Inkblot images look very mysterious and lovecraftian because of this, they feel like they will affect your sanity. Really cool inkblot test posters by Chris Spooner http://blog.spoongraphics.co.uk/premium/customizable-inkblot-flyer-template-for-members The […]Read more "DIGITAL SKILLS ACQUISITION RORSCHACH INSPIRATION"
A selection of a few designs seen on the Newspaper Club‘s blog, to give me some inspiration for my own work.Read more "Digital Skills Acquisition Newspaper Layout Inspiration"