This morning my Collection publication was delivered to me! I had been tracking it the whole weekend, watching it move from the Czech Republic to Germany and then landing at Stansted yesterday afternoon. I panicked a little not wanting to open the package just incase something had gone wrong with my design and I needed… Read More CIP: Collection Publication
The ‘Walks & Talks’ section of my Collection book, was never actually going to be a part of the book but rather a risograph pull out which wouldn’t ‘ruin’ my portfolio.
For me the video element of the Gum Pup video was always going to be the most challenging part of creating a Kickstarter campaign, thankfully I had teammates that seemed confident with filming and putting together an edited video.
Part of the Collection brief was to digitally upload our book online to issuu.com and while it was a site I hadn’t used before it was really easy to navigate to look at other publications and upload my own.
They say you should never work with children or animals, and I’ve always wondered who ‘they’ are.. until today. I brought my dogs Billy and Buster to the park for Gum Up’s promotional photographs and video; it started with Buster going to the toilet in my mum’s car and ended with me and the dog… Read More CIP: Photoshoot in the Park
One of the elements that has to be in our Collection publication is exhibitions, talks and visits that we have been to this year. I felt that because the Collection was my portfolio I didn’t want this element to be in the publication so I thought about using the riso printer to create a pull… Read More CIP: Exhibitions, Talks & Visits
For our last CIP brief of the year we were back in our groups from the Market Ready project, and while group projects can be a bit of a pain I’m lucky my group’s alright!
Since I’ve been at London Met I feel that I have mostly become a designer rather than illustrator (but that’s a regret for another day..) so I felt that I needed to have a drawn/hand-made element in my publication to really represent myself.
During today’s lesson we had a chance to get feedback from Ricardo and everyone who was in today. I found it really useful to take a look at what other people were thinking about doing and get some crit on my own book.