Supermundane Workshop at GDFS

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Graphic Design Festival Scotland (GDFS) is a week long graphic design festival held at The Lighthouse in Glasgow. There are competitions, talks, workshops and a 2-day project. Last year I went along to see the international poster exhibition and wasn’t very impressed by it. This year not only did I get to see the poster […]

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4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Attend Art School

A few weeks ago I wrote about all of the advantages of attending art school. In that post I mentioned there were a few bad things about studying an art course so today I will be sharing all the reasons why you shouldn’t go to art school. The one big argument out there about art […]

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Using Goodnotes As A Sketchbook

I use a lot of sketchbooks in class. I think in the last year I’ve used at least 10 sketchbooks, and that is really bad for the environment. Especially since most of those sketchbooks are half full. So recently I decided to do a little experiment and try using a totally digital sketchbook. For this […]

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Wassily Kandinsky: Point and Line to Plane

Today I am going to tell you about a Russian painter who while relatively unknown, changed the way art and design courses were taught in the 20s. These changes made a huge impact on the design world and even now modern art schools teach basic design principles based on his lectures. Wassily Kandinsky (Vasiliy Kandinskiy) […]

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How To Make Bubble Prints

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I recently discovered bubble printing and it has quickly become my favourite way to create interesting textures. These bubble textures can be used in so many design projects, you can use them as wrapping paper or turn them into envelopes like I have done. You will need Washing up liquid Arylic paint Straws Paper Instructions […]

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Beauty and the Beast | Illustrated MinaLima Classic

So remember back in August I wrote about the MinaLima editions of Peter Pan and Jungle Book, at the time I said I would literally buy every book MinaLima released. Well two days ago I found out MinaLima had released a new edition of The Beauty and the Beast (I presume to go along with the movie), […]

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