For this assignment I needed to produce an A3 sized (297x420mm) poster which celebrated a colour of my choice. There were a few limitations to the task:
1. Only allowed to use my chosen colour, its complementary colour and black/white.
2. Consider visual dynamics/contrast as well as meaning – my interpretation of the colour as well as other people’s.
3. Submit three variations of the poster as well as the finished design.
I was really appalled by the Rana Plaza factory collapse back in 2013. It was widely discussed in the media at the time as it was the biggest industrial disaster in Bangladesh’s history. But also because the factory that collapsed was a garment factory which made cheap clothing for many well known brands in the UK & USA. There’s lots of news articles about the legacy of the collapse but here’s one to make a point: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22476774 Continue reading
I began this project with some artist’s research as I wasn’t overly familiar with the practice of Photomontage. I brainstormed a list of artists to look into in my sketchbook:
Artist Research ideas
I’m half embarrassed to admit I’ve never been to Manchester and didn’t really know much about it before starting the project. If I’m honest I actually found it one of the harder places to create a cover for, perhaps because it’s supposed to be closer to home but really doesn’t feel it!
Mumbai as a City was completely unknown to me before doing some research. I had only a few points to begin exploring but I began to search for images of these tourist spots or destinations.