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  1. 1. My winning submission for a brief from the Beaney Museum in Canterbury asking for a poster to promote an exhibition by the artist Laura Thomas. <br />
  2. 2. An example of my life drawings.<br />
  3. 3. An example of my life drawings<br />
  4. 4. Two more examples of my life drawings<br />
  5. 5. This piece of work I created by using pieces of cut outs from a pattern, I positioned them randomly on a A4 area and extending off of it to create a whole new piece of art.<br />I used watercolours in this piece of work, it took me just over an hour and a half.<br />
  6. 6. Packaging and Advertising<br />My Female and male perfumes, dream and fuel.<br />The concept of this poster was to have the male faded out as if ‘dream-like’ whilst the female is dreaming of the male this relates to the perfume title ‘dream’.<br />Research of advertising that influenced my poster concept:<br />
  7. 7. My duo Point of sales poster. <br />This would be displayed above my perfumes when on sale on the shop shelves.<br />‘William Alexander’ is my perfume brand which ‘fuel’ and ‘dream’ are sold under. <br />
  8. 8. Packaging for my fuel and dream perfumes. <br />I kept the imagery subtle to give a gentle therapeutic perfume vibe, reflecting the perfume through it’s packaging.<br />
  9. 9. Advertising, Coca Cola.<br />My final outcome.<br />The poster celebrates the classic global brand of Coca Cola in a positive way. <br />
  10. 10. My drawn thumbnail idea 1<br />My worked up thumbnail 1<br />My retro style poster<br />My drawn thumbnail idea 2<br />My worked up thumbnail 2<br />
  11. 11. after<br />Via Photoshop I enhanced this image to it’s best possible state. <br />I used Levels, Smart Sharpen and the Pen Tool: Lighten, to brighten eyes. <br />before<br />
  12. 12. 'MILK', I created in Photoshop a piece of typography that gives us the illusion of a glass structure that resembles the milk bottle whilst the white portrays the milk. <br />
  13. 13. My final amended  typography poster,<br />Portrait<br />Changing my poster from Landscape to Portrait I re-open it in Photoshop and separated the background from the text, graphics, logo and description, I could then Rotate the background CW90 Degrees. Changing it from Landscape to Portrait. <br />The reason I had to change my poster from Landscape to Portrait was that the brief pacifically asked for a portrait poster this meant my Landscape poster turned out to be unsuccessful . I solved this problem by turning into a portrait poster.<br />Previous landscape poster<br />
  14. 14. I created a copy of GQ Magazine 'Unwrapped Anne Hathaway reveals all' from scratch, but this time I used Britney Spears as the theme of the issue and added my name to the cover beneath the main heading.<br />My magazine cover was created from a blank InDesign  document.<br />
  15. 15. My illustrated ‘JUST MY TYPE’ poster.<br />I used very calm colours that give off a fun yet sophisticated feel.<br />Original drawn poster<br /> on paper<br />
  16. 16. These Christmas Card designs were created in October 2009 during a 4 week period as a part of a LIVE Christmas Project at college.<br />This LIVE project meant that there was a real client with a brief and as a college group we were asked to create a new Christmas card design that would be printed out in the UK <br />Paperchase stores. This competition was between many colleges throughout the UK.  <br />Here are two of my Paperchase Christmas Cards entries.<br />
  17. 17. Photography <br />
  18. 18. 1.<br />My photography<br /> captured during the winter months of 2010<br />3.<br />2.<br />Night landscape<br />Abstract<br />Movement<br />Creative(2011)<br />4.<br />
  19. 19. These patterns were created by cropping an ink splat effect and duplicating it many times.<br />I was looking for a screen printing effect and I would say I have accomplished this.<br />
  20. 20. The top two images are screen shots of my blog header. The red header being my current.<br />This other image is another intended blog header design I independently created, however it was unsuccessful and I felt it did not work with the design of my blog.<br />
  21. 21. My Quentin Blake style of The tiger that came to tea.<br />These other two Illustrations/paintings were created in January 2011 in the combined space of 2-3 hours.<br />