Advertising 

Henry Pulp’s talk not so long ago pushed a string of ideas when preparing for the degree show and for advertising myself as an artist. I thought about his advice and his experience of adding a single logo to every piece of work shared and using stickers and graffiti to make the name of his…

Our Final Designs 

We finally managed to get some final designs for the theme of the catalogue and Exhibit settled- still focused on an Iceberg for the logo (or a group of them) with the title of ‘Beneath The Surface’ representing the view of our work from the years at University (summarised by our degree show pieces) being…

My Ideas 

After a couple of our group meetings have passed and I have been producing some design ideas of my own to contribute towards getting to our final design. The theme has gone from one geometric form to another, Greek mythology theme to an iceberg. I have taken to the geometric theme as it has been…

Preparing my Professional CV 

I’ve been researching what information I should include in a professional CV through some websites catering to those with less experience- I have made various CV’s over the years that cater towards a search for a part time job in retail/ hospitality/ customer service as a way of gaining experience in a working environment. I…

Live Brief at work

At the Costa that I work at, we were given the challenge to come up with fundraising ideas to go towards the company’s charity (Costa Foundation) that helps build schools for and support the communities that grow the coffee beans in third world countries. My objective was to create a game we could draw in…

Spray Painting in the Car Park 

I’ve taken to moving onto spraying onto the walls of the actual car park rather than working on paper since I have a car to carry all my spray paints and other materials to use, which was a big worry previously. I parked in an area close to a wall I had marked with an…

Brainstorming 

The group of us on the design and communications met a coupe of times before the end of term to brainstorm ideas initially for a theme of the design as well as looking back on the catalogues from other universities and previous years at our university. We found that in the previous year in particular,…

From Fundraising to Communications

As part of our preparations for the degree show in June, I was initially part of the fundraising group to raise money for the opening night of the exhibition to pay for drinks and such to entertain while visitors viewed the work. There was a certain group of people who chose to arrange a couple…

Designing business cards

I’ve been looking into various ways as using art in advertisiting for my Negotiated Studio work, mostly relating to car park barriers and tickets, but it has inspired me in a way to use the advertisement method of creating business cards to advertise my work. Initially you’d think it would be the easiest part of…