Poster Design – Evaluation (Task 4)

Out of the three final posters, I chose 'the Polyshape' as my final design it best fitted the brief and utilises a wide range of vibrant and contrasting colours which are eye-catching. The poster was inspired by geometric patterns which are an important part of architecture and I created my 'Polyshape' to give the impression … Continue reading Poster Design – Evaluation (Task 4)

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Poster Design – Development Of Ideas (Task 2 and 3)

 Mood boards: Based on my research, I created two mood boards. One to show the different architecture in London and one to show a selection of poster styles. I discovered I like Art-deco design because it produces strong, vibrant images which are interesting and eye-catching. The eye is also kept focussed on the main image … Continue reading Poster Design – Development Of Ideas (Task 2 and 3)

Composition Rules

When composing digital media, composition rules are used to draw the viewer's attention to features of interest and to make an image more aesthetically pleasing.   Rule of thirds The 'rule of thirds' composition is the concept that an image is split up into nine equal parts - with two lines in each axis dividing them. … Continue reading Composition Rules

Poster Design – Research (Task 1)

Introduction: For this assignment, I have been asked to create an A3 poster for the London Festival of Architecture 2017. The finished poster must include the words 'London Festival of Architecture', the date of the festival (1st - 3oth June 2017) and the LFA logo. The target audience for the poster is people studying and … Continue reading Poster Design – Research (Task 1)

Screen Printing

Screen printing is when you push ink through a gap in a screen so that it creates a pattern. To make a screen, a stencil (positive) is made in clear plastic either by a printer or painted by hand. Next, the emulsion is put onto the screen in a dark room and then the stencil is … Continue reading Screen Printing

Offset Printing

First of all, the image is split into CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black). Next, each colour is etched onto a press plate and mounted on a drum called the plate cylinder. The plate cylinder is first passed through water rollers so that the etched part of the plate is dampened and then through ink rollers which … Continue reading Offset Printing