Victorian Photography

Haven’t posted anything in a while, the opposite of what reading week was invented for!  Now we’re back into the swing of things at uni, I’m getting really stuck into to the research poster we have to do for the end of the year.  I’m currently busy looking at Victorian photography and what photographers during … Continue reading

Illustrations by Russ Mills

Not much reading going on in ‘Reading Week’ for me, but a lot of time spent browsing around other blogs and finding some interesting work to share with you guys.  Came across this chap Russ Mills, whose collection of work you can find at byroglyphics.com.  His illustrations concentrate mostly on people, but work other aspects … Continue reading

Works by Jimmy Turrell

Thanks to the Creative Review blog on record sleeves of the month, I’ve been introduced to the works of Jimmy Turrell.  I’ve included some of my favourite images below for you to see some of his amazing prints for sleeves, books and exhibitions.  Clearly a lover of collage and screen printing, these pieces have such … Continue reading

Open Weekend at Wasps Studios

This weekend I went for a nosey round the Wasps Studios on the Briggait in Glasgow.  Wasps Studios operate all over Scotland, providing affordable studio and office space for creatives, and they opened their doors on the 1st and 2nd Oct to let the general public see all the great work that is going on … Continue reading

Semiotics

This week in art school we’ve been learning about semiotics….the study of signs.  Signs are all around us, as words, pictures, gestures, language to name a few.  How we interpret signs is known as semiotics.  Semiotics is broken down into three types of signs; icon, index and symbol.  To explain a bit further, I’m going … Continue reading

Fabrik

Discovered a wee gem of a t-shirt printing shop in Edinburgh the other day.  Lots of very cool graphics on their t-shirts of the Star Wars variety… couldnt resist a purchase.