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Half & Half

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Bus drawing

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A couple on the bus yesterday. I have been trying to perfect my stealth drawing.
However I forgot that on the bus people also sit behind you...

Food moley

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Food moley again. From Liverpool and more local as well.

Various sketches

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... from around college and my house

FIsh

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Marrakech inspired perspex etched plate based around the fishermen at Essouira.

Etched

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My first experiments in proper old fashioned acid-etching. Left panel = sugar lift Middle panel = aquatinting Right panel = line etching

PS

Sorry for neglecting you Mr Blog. My FMPs are coming up and I would like you to know I am sorry for not updating you.Soon you will be overloaded. Sincerely Me

Theatre of a city

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A 3D interpretation of my experience in the Souks of Marrakech. I would very much like to continue this to make it more busy and hectic and crowded like I felt when I was there, but I am still pleased! photos by the great Harriet Barrett
The start of a Marrakech project on the souks.
More to come!
Also Marrakech exhibition for anyone reading this: 5:30-8 Abingdon & Witney College Thursday 18th March

Another double page

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A double page spread, without text as of yet.
"I have many voices"

Finally a finished page.

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Me + Scissors =

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Today I decided to make my own font to give something extra to my book project. I based it around the font Georgia, but to make sure I added a natural hand-made feel to it I only allowed myself one attempt at each letter. Once I had started I had to get it right, and I feel this helped it become its own style.

Interesting

http://rkahn.wordpress.com/2010/03/06/the-ethics-of-life-drawing/
Very interesting article. Via Drawn! on Twitter.

Boxes.

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From a month or two ago.

Brilliant video, good tune too.

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Inspiration

http://www.wired.com/underwire/2010/03/disposable-film-fest/
This is really clever. Although I think the final outcome could be more interesting I think the idea is brilliant.

Collograph prints.

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Collograph prints inspired by the souks and streets of Marrakech.




My First Screenprint.

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Final screen print based around the old public information style ads "Keep Calm and Carry on" 5 prints of these exist.


I saw the cresent...

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...you saw the whole of the moon.
Beginning to develop a brand identity for "The Whole of the Moon" fictional chain of stores. Starting with a brainstorm around the song, and its meaning and lyrics.

Collograph plates

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Collograph plates finally printed on Wednesday after being varnished and dried. Actual prints to come shortly.
Also started work on a final 4 set after taking inspiration and ideas from these tester plates.




I am.

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Beginning to design the layout of the final book to be sent off for publishing on lulu.com. Finding this process to be very useful and I have already changed a lot of my ideas. The black, red and brown colour scheme is definitely one I will be keeping.



I have a jack...

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Next page of the illustration book. Part of a double page spread.
I have a jack...