So much work done today, So I started to make and edit my editorials, this is just the first sort of drafts:
So I have been struggling with what to say beside the images. So throughout my research I have been looking at some online articles. So just for testing I actually put these articles on to the Coca- Cola image and the Facebook image. I then wasn't too sure with what to say exactly beside my bar-code image. I am still playing around and really trying to word everything right. I have also re-edited my final images again, so they are all parallel and the same side and everything so here is the 3 I am hopefully getting printed off tomorrow!
Tomorrow I get to paint the space I will be in for the end of year show, so I'm not too sure if I will be able to continue on with my research. Or If I will be just concentrating on painting tomorrow.
That's all from me today
So today I was rushing around like a headless chicken, although I did get a lot done, just not uni work wise.... although I did get a few sketches for my logo done, I am hoping to get them drawn up in illustrator tomorrow. So here is just a few wee sketches I did today.
The first image I prefer a lot more than the others, however this could change once going into illustrator. Below are the other logos I have already made. They are the same logo, just different variations of it.
Today I also re-designed a local business's website. I had actually re-designed it during the summer (summer 2014). But he finally sent it off to actually get done..... whoop!
So I will show you images once the website is fully up and running.
That's it from me today. Hopefully will have more things to show tomorrow
So today, I took a day off from my dissertation. I have a tutorial tomorrow with tutors to look over all of my work. So today I simply just tidied up my sketch books and put things in more of an order for the meeting. I'm totally bricking it, the dissertation has fully taken over my life, however, I am hoping to have it completely finished and get it printed and bound on Monday.
Well, that's the plan anyways. So yea, I was very disturbed to see how far behind I am in my projects. Have to admit though I know I can be up to date in a week. So it is a bit of a problem, but i know I can catch up. Anyways that's me for today.
Today I got back to designing my deck of cards, I have now finished one suit of cards in this style. However this is just an experiment at the moment, as there is still lots I am unhappy with. I firstly designed these in a darker red, I wasn't too sure how the colour would look, So I also brightened the red.... it's very in your face though, so yea, don't like it much. I tried to make these all very minimalist looking. So keeping them simple and sticking to one colour. I chose to reference my King of Heart on King Richard Lion Heart of England he ruled in 1189, then died a few months later. As I spoke yesterday, Queen Wilhelmina. Although as I write this I have actually drawn her as the Queen of Hearts when , I have actually put her down as my queen of diamonds... whoops, not a biggy though, it can be easily changed. My Jack is referenced on Prince Louis Fredinerd of Pruissa. So, yes hopefully more designs tomorrow, I am thinking of giving myself a different subject every week to do for this project. So now that my dissertation is ending, you will hear more about my deck of cards, view bug and my main project. That's all from me today!
So, I decided to actually take the day off from doing my dissertation, and look into my other projects a little. So I did a bit more research into my deck of card project. I mentioned I wanted to do a number of different deck designs. Such as zombies, cup cakes, alcohol, fairy tale characters , etc. So here are a few images I looked into for these topics as research today:
So as you can see, I began to look at a few zombie characters, then moved onto cupcakes. Then I thought about zombie cup cakes or even just monster cupcakes. I think it would be really horror -cute to create these little characters that are meant to be terrifying and yet, you put them in a situation where they're cute and yummy. I like the idea of that dynamic , This is something I will most certainly be continuing to look into.
I then had a meeting today with tutors and we were talking of grading charts and really stepping up our game within all of our works in every aspect. So, I will admit I honestly wasn't thinking of getting these playing cards printed out. Mainly because I didn't think it was possible. Then I looked it up.... it's more than just possible but it's affordable. So I am definitely thinking of getting my actual deck of cards printed. I did want to have a series of these. But this will push me harder with my designs to get these to the best of my ability and here's hoping people will be interested enough in buying them off me. This maybe something I could think about doing for the final end of year show.
I also really need to get my logo designed to get my new business cards printed. I have to admit I haven't really looked at my re-branding project for a week now. I am still thinking on what to do, but I again have to blame in on the dissertation. For the rest of tonight I plan to do just that and go back to my re-branding project and do a few more sketches.
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