GDI : Rotoscoping

For this illustration workshop we were introduced to rotoscoping, an animation technique that animators use to trace over motion picture footage, frame by frame, to produce realistic action. Originally, animators projected photographed live-action movie images onto a glass panel and traced over the image. Famous examples of this are used by Disney who used it to […]

CW2 : Audience

‘Feminist Collages in Belfast’ I chose to focus on these sets of ‘collages’ by the “Collages Féministes” movement who are a Belfast-based branch of a global intersectional feminist collective opposing the white supremacist patriarchal system and denouncing domestic abuse, sexual violence, sexism and any form of repression affecting women and gender minorities. This is very […]

CW2 : Collaboration

The Cambridge Dictionary defines ‘collaboration’ as “the situation of two or more people working together to create or achieve the same thing”, allowing us to create the idea that an art collaboration can bring together two or more different artists with different mediums to create one strong gorgeous piece as seen below via the collaboration […]

CW2 : Aesthetics

‘Art is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is an invention of philosophers… What we call art is a game’ Octavio Paz (Mexican Poet and Diplomat) According to Encyclopaedia Brittanica, aesthetics is the ‘philosophical study of beauty and taste’. From this we can establish that each artist can develop their own aesthetic, a branded […]

GDI : Editorial Illustration

The aim of this workshop was to provide us will a fun insight to Editorial Illustration by breakdown down and experimenting with compound words, we were then asked to visually express them in an interesting and creative way. The first step of this process was ‘Experimenting’ with our chosen compound word and using rough sketches […]

GDI : Exhibition Research

Golden Thread Gallery Love Art Buy Art Artists Involved in the exhibition; Lisa Allan The origins, journeys and destinies of everyday domestic decorative objects are considered in Allan’s work. Once treasured, now devalued in fragments or shards, transitioning towards landfill and a new incarnation, they are reflective snapshots of a world in continual fluctuation captured […]

GDI : Final Typeface

“MIME” I decided to call my typeface “MIME” as a tribute to the art of mime; ‘the theatrical technique of suggesting action, character, or emotion without words, using only gesture, expression and movement’    Letters (a-z)                     Numbers (1-9)               […]

GDI : Typography Research

Pinterest Inspiration typography board Sutton Sign Writing   Sutton SignWriting, or more simply ‘signwriting’, is a method of writing out the movements or gestures for American Sign Language created by Valerie Sutton (the same person who created dance writing). Although sign language as many difference gestures this alphabet is built up from 5 main symbols […]