Street Performers To the right is a photograph of a page from my most recent sketchbook exploring potential ideas for my project on street performers. Materials used include pen, ink, gouache, acrylic and collage. (Below) - Using line and strong colour to portray an emotional pose of a street performer.
Here, I have produced a mixed media canvas using my own photography, of a footballer who was performing tricks from the top of a lamp post in Paris. I have used pen and ink, chalk, watercolour and coloured paper. Before After I then put my design into Photoshop CS5 and edited it by adding a font with a shadow, increased the contrast, filled in the colours to make them stronger and made the buildings much darker.
Development for a poster design advertising a New York dance festival.
Below left: I have created this image using a printing press to create a silhouette through mono printing. I like the accidental marks left from a previous print on the plate. Above is one of my finished poster design after working on it in Photoshop. Experimenting with masking tape to make a collage.
Sketchbook pages showing idea development for a book cover design based on the movie ‘IT’.
Cycling Project Sketchbook pages showing Observational drawings of different types of bicycles.
This Design I have made has been drawn with carbon paper and then painted with gouache.
In this series of a bicycle racer, I have used watercolour with an outline done with a fine line pen, watercolour without an outline and chalk. I feel it really portrays the movement of a fast cyclist and is very effective.