The Sketchbook Project 2018

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I love sketchbooks. I spend a lot of time working in sketchbooks. I think I like seeing sketchbook work more than the final outcome. I love seeing the process of coming up with an idea and refining it. So when I came across the Sketchbook Project from the Brooklyn Art Library I knew this was […]

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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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Paperchase Study Planner Review

I am now in the second year of my graphic design course which means I need a planner that works for my needs. I’ve used many planners but none have been quite right. Recently I came across the Study Planner which is part of Paperchases’ back to school range and I thought it would be […]

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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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