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Design Elements

Design elements can be explored in their own right as part of markmaking and media experiments. The following are just some dimensions for exploration, taken from a range of sources and experience/thoughts on previous courses in art and photography. Key Sources: Michael Freeman:The Photographer’s Eye  Alan Pipes: Foundations of Art and Design de Sausmarez Paul […]

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Fashion Illustration Techniques: Zoe Hong

A very thorough set of courses on Fashion Illustration Using Croquis figures Drawing figures: shapes and proportions Drawing figures: fleshing it out Different approaches: men and women Female figures female Male figures Side figures: male Front view faces Different angles Multiple media Hair Hair: colour pencils Different styles Media Paints Fabric Clothes Wrap arounds Drapes […]

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Gary Hume

Gary Hume paints large abstract paintings of people and everyday life in high gloss enamel paint and impasto. His highly simplified and often very poignant as well as sensual shapes with expressive use of colour (seen first at the joint exhibition with Philip Caulfield at the Tate Modern in 2013) have influenced my work in: […]

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Sally Pring

website: http://www.sallypring.com

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Franziska Neubert

website: http://www.franziskaneubert.de Series Stadt Land uses simple linocut, but with subtle textures. http://www.franziskaneubert.de/grafische-arbeiten/stadt-land-1/ The series ‘Change’ are very simple black and white figures with selective colour. Ink??? http://www.franziskaneubert.de/grafische-arbeiten/change/

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Semiotics (to be developed)

Wikipedia Semiotics is branch of linguistics that studies how we read signs. It is useful to illustrators to have some grounding in semiotics as it provides a technical language to describe how images are coded and decoded. Amongst other concepts semiotics uses connotation and denotation as a way of describing actual and intended meanings: Denotation describes the […]

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Giacometti

Exhibition at National Portrait Gallery http://www.npg.org.uk/whatson/giacometti/exhibition.php

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Alessandro Gottardo

Sources: Shout website AWWW awards Alessandro Gottardo aka Shout is an Italian artist, illustrator and designer. His very simple and surreal ‘meaning of life’ images are very carefully controlled, generally amusing, but also very poignant. He uses a very limited palette, flat colours and thin lines, playing with visual contrasts in size and different perspectives. […]

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Adam Simpson

Source: website: http://www.adsimpson.com Adam Simpson creates digital illustrations which create atmosphere through a minimalist palette and exaggerated/contradictory/flat/isometric perspectives, often with directional shadows. Flat perspective Moby – An architectural playlist: Electronic musician, Moby, created a list of buildings and their perfect musical accompaniment. These artworks were commissioned to accompany the eight pairings. See more Isometric perspective Film Posters: Artwork […]

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Geoff Grandfield

Sources: Website http://geoffgrandfield.co.uk . (see particularly Narrative) Caustic Cover Critic Interview Geoff Grandfield is a British illustrator now living in London. He has worked with major newspapers and publishers since 1987. Influenced by the cinematography of film noir and the reductivism of modernist graphic art, his work is characterised by carefully composed minimalist silhouettes and limited palette, exaggerated […]