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All The World's A Page

As part of my course, we were encouraged by John Warwicker to do a series of experimental projects in some way exploring type and/or poster design. One of the examples shown in class was All The World's A Page which takes the words of a whole book and deposits them on a single page, enabling you to…

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Pantonese

If anyone's having trouble getting spot colours to work for the postcards, here's what I did, slightly different to Warren's version: Step 1 In Photoshop > save your different colours to separate documents, then convert each to greyscale (Image > Mode > greyscale) Step 2 Convert colour…

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Photocopy Transfer

I've always liked my work Getting There, and wanted to create a version of this that more accurately reflected its Ukiyo-e inspiration. Without the tools nor skill to carve my own block of wood, I remembered a technique taught to me by my awesome High School printmaking teacher called photocopy…

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Japanese Patterns

The intricacies of Asian ornament and my attempts to re-create it. I've always been fascinated by patterns, but never more inspired to create them than when I loaned out a book from the library called "The Grammar of Ornament" by Owen Jones. This is truly a fascinating book, and an…

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Tidal River

Each year, every year, for over fifty years, Scripture Union has put on a spectacular holiday program for all ages. Families have come for generations, every summer, to holiday down at Wilson's Promontory in the spectacular national park, and I'm really proud to have been part of the program that…

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