I have finally got round to printing off my first draft book for my FMP. I have been playing around with layouts and designs for a while now but it has really helped to print the pages off and actually see how the book might feel and look in real life. This draft is just… Continue reading Draft Book
As my first wedding of the season is now only days away I have been doing loads of research into better quality presentation products for my business. The main issue I have come across in the last few months is that couples are now asking about USB’s more often, and many seem to prefer this… Continue reading Wedding USB
After the success of our Christmas Interim show we decided to do another one this week before we break up for Easter. It wasn’t quite as well organised as the last one but we didn’t need to worry about finding a space and painting it (we used the same space as before) so we managed… Continue reading Interim Exhibition No.2
These last few weeks have been very focused on photo books for me! There’s so much work that has to go into creating a photo book – it’s so much more than people probably realise! It’s definitely not just a case of putting some images into an online template, sending it off, then waiting for… Continue reading Books, Books and more Books!
This week we had a mini workshop about printing options for our final exhibition. We looked at some paper samples sent over by Metro Imaging to get a feel for the different types of paper available to us. There was such a wide range, with loads of different weights to choose from too! The 2… Continue reading Print Workshop
Today I have been researching potential book designers & printers in preparation for the photo book I want to produce as part of my FMP. There are loads of options out there, many of which now offer online book design or software you can download to design the books on your own PC. Here’s a… Continue reading Book Design & Publishing
This weeks group seminar was a really helpful one with some great feedback on my latest FMP work and ideas for my book layout. Yesterday morning after the Adobe and BIPP talks we had past student Alex Stapleton come in and tell us about her experience in final year. Alex graduated last year and she… Continue reading Group Seminar