So I haven't written for the past couple of weeks; it has been a busy time at University. Two weeks ago, a group of us took a trip to London to visit the ‘This is' exhibition, at the Conningsby Gallery in London's West End. The exhibition was put on by the previous third years at … Continue reading Raising my Games.
Between February and August this year I was involved in a project in collaboration with History students at University Campus Suffolk. I have released the details of this project before to some of you. I was asked by my friend Andrew on the history course to help with the design of the magazine. I was … Continue reading Update: 1914: Suffolk and the Western Front Magazine.
We have just been given a new brief, and we start the process of designing again. As a process, design is one I'm passionate about, the fact that we are on a journey throughout excites me, but, it can be a funny thing really. The nervous feeling of getting a new brief, and the million … Continue reading Processing design and creative thinking.
You may remember the photo I took below, from a previous post. I often find that I can get ideas for photographs when I'm on my tour of the local area. It depends on the time of day and whether I have the right camera equipment. The idea for this photo, originally came from a … Continue reading Similar photo, different time…
Yesterday, there were some Dutch tall ships on Ipswich waterfront. I saw them at first on my way home from university, then decided to go and take some photos of them as it turned dark. They were here in Ipswich, as a stop off point during the classics race from Holland. Starting in Rotterdam earlier … Continue reading Ships Ahoy!
So we're back for our final year, two weeks ago we started semester one and we started two modules. One solely based on Portfolio Development and another module called Dissertation and Critical Review across the whole year. For Portfolio Development, we were given a four week brief to express the place we're in, whether it be the literal … Continue reading In the thick of it: My Final Year.
Photography is something I have enjoyed for the past couple of years, both in study and as a creative practice for personal projects. As I was saying in the post before, I often think about the use of the photographs. Is it really worth taking them in many instances, as they will just sit there … Continue reading Don’t let them lay dormant!!!
On Friday of last week, Level 4, 5 and 6 Graphic Design and Graphic Illustration students were tasked with selling a colour. We only had four hours to create a campaign/presentation to sell this concept and then we had to present and propose why it was best. Using anything from interpretive dance to photography and illustration … Continue reading It’s not everyday you have to sell a colour…
So I have been pondering about writing this blog for a long time and using this as a way of getting my work into the public domain. I have been spurred on by another student Jakob, on the same course as me, in the year below–check out what he has written here. His writing has challenged me and … Continue reading So what’s this all about?