A more digestible written language.

Who doesn’t love a food pun? cut cookie dough letters to use as a title page and reverse image on my dissertation.
Written language and the abstraction it faces:
investigating the effects of dyslexia on the Roman alphabet.
How can dyslexia be combated through typographic treatment?

A poster of my dissertation title to use as the reverse side of the A1 folded dissertation poster:

Presentation poster of the cookie dough alphabet, to use as a resource for future projects:

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Ipswich Art School Gallery; Illustration Exhibition

My design solution for the Turner Classic Movies project is currently on display at the Ipswich Art School Gallery; if you’re local you should head down there and have a look. There’s a few other exhibitions on, all with fantastic illustration pieces. Particularly the Once Upon a Time exhibition has work from children’s book illustrators such as Nick Butterworth (Illustrator of the ‘Percy the Park Keeper’ series) and Michael Foreman (Illustrator of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland).

For anyone interested the gallery address is:
1 Upper High Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3QH

The current set of exhibitions is on until 04 May 2014 (Tuesday – Sunday, 10am -5pm) with free admission; Call 01473 433681 for more information.

My work in a gallery!

Adversary Season on TCM!

Just to let you know how the TCM project is developing. I’ve used the initial sketches which I posted previously to create large scale linoleum prints as a foundation for 3 film posters, the layout has developed from the artwork being framed by space to an aggressive crop of the face; the dirty and distressed print making techniques work as a visual metaphor for the characters’ qualities in the films.

Tchéky Karyo as Inspector Richards from Kiss of the Dragon

Lionel Atwill as Professor Moriarty from Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon

Jude Law as Harlen Maguire from Road to Perdition

*Update* Rather than post similar images again and again, I have replaced the images in this post with the final posters. Changes included manipulating the prints for more dramatic composition, refining the artwork used to remove some blotches and scratches in the paper, slightly muting the background colours and finally changing the layer blend effects so that the black ink is retained rather than absorbing some of the background colour – which previously made the whole image appear to be in the wrong hue.

Identity Introduction Poster

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Identity Introduction Poster

An A3 poster made in Adobe Photoshop using manipulated Plasticine as a foundation for the image, to introduce my new online identity as a designer.

Stoney Ground

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Stoney Ground

A3 Acrylic Etching

I’m kicking off my new online presence with some work from the past. This image was produced in the first year of my Degree (2011) as a creative response to the play DNA by Dennis Kelly. Revisiting work from my first year reminds me of where my education began, studying Art and Design at A level. Over the course of my final year at University I plan to combine the professional working processes that I have developed over the last three years with my natural creativity, to produce exciting work for my portfolio.