As well as my exhibition print arriving I have also now got my hands on the final copy of my book! The gloves were back on as I unwrapped the packaging (don’t want any fingerprints!) and the final book was revealed! I’m really pleased with it – it’s a lot smaller than the dummy book… Continue reading Deluge – Final Version
My final exhibition print has arrived at last! It was a very tense moment opening the tube and carefully unwrapping the protective paper (complete with my winter gloves for extra protection against fingerprints!), but eventually the print was out. I had been quite worried that the colours wouldn’t quite be right as I had some… Continue reading Exhibition Final Print
My test strips from the Print Space arrived in the post today – I was really excited to see how my image looked on each different paper type! I ordered test strips on the Kodak Metallic, Canson Baryta, Hahnemühle Photo Rag and Hahnemühle Pearl. First was the Canson Baryta. This is a slightly glossy paper, but not quite… Continue reading Test Strips
This morning I met with Richard to show him my test prints and see what he thought about each one. He agreed that the massive size of the A0 was fantastic and has a much higher impact than the smaller sizes, although the semi-gloss paper brings out the colours better than the matte and makes… Continue reading Comparing print sizes
So today I picked up some test prints I ordered from uni to try out 3 different sizes for my exhibition print. I ordered an A2, A1 and an A0 and I’m struggling to decide on which one I prefer! I’ve ruled out A2 because I feel this size would be more suitable if I… Continue reading Size Testing!
Yesterday morning I was woken up to the sound of the postman knocking loudly on my front door. As I was about ignore him and go back to sleep I suddenly realised that it was the due date for my book delivery from Blurb. I quickly jumped out of bed and answered the door, and as I suspected there… Continue reading Deluge – Version 1
This morning we had a meeting about all sorts of things – hand in, final presentations, exhibition prints…basically a lot of information to take in! One subject we talked about was the exhibition catalogue. We had a workshop a few months ago with Chris Shearston from Textbook Studios in Manchester about working with them to… Continue reading Exhibition Catalogue