Academic Year 2010/11 – Day 13

Today was, very much, another type orientated day. A little bit of sketch book work, followed up by some illustrator to smooth off those curves and realise the sketches in digital form. I’ve noticed a large improvement in my ability to do quick sketches of letter forms (primarily the letter “a”) just to get my…

Academic Year 2010/11 – Day 10

Today was quite interesting. Began with a meeting which put down all the relevant dates for both the essay and development of ideas modules. I came out of it feeling rather nervous and demoralized, not because I haven’t done anything, but because I know I have lots and lots still left to do. However, I…

Academic Year 2010/11 – Day 6

I think today can be classed as a ‘typical Thursday’ Meant to be a day spent doing theory, although more practical work was done in the end. Not much else to say to be quite honest. I think tomorrow would be good to spend some time looking over current wayfinding typefaces, maybe for the first…

New Year, New Theme, New Blog!

Not a new blog as such, more of a re-vamp. The old theme was getting a bit painful on the eye due to it’s heavy black and bright orange. I have decided to go along with this new simple theme, quite understated, hoping that the content will stand out further (and so more people are…

Graphic Design & Photography Podcast – Episode 2

Howdy Everybody!!! It’s that time of the month again (for want of a better phrase). That’s RIGHT (you probably didn’t guess it) – Episode 2 of the Visually Interesting Graphic Design & Photography podcast is now LIVE!!!! Significantly shorter, massively different – Episode 2 will either make you laugh or cry (probably both in bad ways,…

Bouncy Text in After Effects!

I’ve just finished some quick experimentation in After Effects. The experiment was in aid of my self authoted brief animation which i am going to be produing. This is a short seven second typographic animation, which consists of the text bouncing, falling, spinning and with added motion blur. Tom out!