I believe I have progressed alot since September, I’ve learned lots of new things from this course in Graphic Design. Editorial design and how to layout everything in a magazine spread, before I never knew how everything should be laid out for a magazine spread and I never realised how difficult it was before. How […]Read more "My progress since September"
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"
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"
I have been looking at a few blogs which will help me answer some questions of the ‘What makes a good magazine cover great’ report. Questions like; What were past design practices in the past like and how do they differ from today. What are significant influences on magazine cover design (Technology getting better, Social […]Read more "BRIEF RESEARCH, GREAT MAGAZINE COVERS (3)"