With a background in Visual Arts, I was uncertain what I wanted to gain from this degree. Today, my passion lies within illustration. I have been trying to blend my unique style of line work, with my growing design knowledge to form a distinctive illustration style.
What was the reason for you to study visual communications?
In year 12 I took a subject that was similar to Graphic design. I enjoyed the class but felt I could have learnt more. The class provided me with an insight into what design was like and I knew I wanted to learn more.
Whilst studying design, what is the most significant thing you have learned?
Hierarchy, this simple technique is used in everything; it is essential in layout design, it can transform an illustration and it is a must in advertising.
DIA DE LOS MUERTOs
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
This poster is for a fake movie about the Mexican celebration,
Day of the Dead. The images were created with Adobe Illustrator,
the poster was than put together in Adobe Photoshop.
The Bunyip and The Billabong, Ink and Brush
The Bunyip and the Billabong is a Children’s Picture book based upon the Aboriginal Myth,
The tale of Tiddalik the Frog.
The images were Illustrated-using Iiquitex ink, water, brush and Uni pin fine liner pens.
These are my own personal business cards. In my design work I use a lot of ink and brush, so I decided to highlight those three letters of ink in my last name to use as my professional persona.