“Editorial illustration”

Some time ago we’ve received a brief for an editorial illustration. We had to make a choice from a selection of articles, and create two images to accompany it. I chose an article about The Aldgate Station, which has been a mass grave for people who died from a plague way back, before it became a station. The story goes that an underground worker got a high voltage shock when he fell on the tracks. The strange thing, however, was that his co-workers have seen a “ghost” near him at the time of the accident. Shockingly, the man fully recovered.

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“Poster designs—stage II”

After some feedback from my tutor I decided to improve my “Dark Sugars” posters. I’ve imported them into the Photoshop, added the letterpress text at the bottom (you can see my letterpress session here: https://katarinajakcsiova.wordpress.com/2016/04/10/letterpress-fun/), changed the colour of the bean lino prints, and adjusted the position of some of them too.

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“Letterpress fun”

I’ve been wanting to come to this old and dusty corner room for some time now, but it wasn’t until one Easter holiday Wednesday that I got around to it. Luckily, our new “room keeper” Kim was there, and so I was able to get in. Plus, she really was a great help, and everything got done much faster than if I had to work it out myself. That day I left with a (rather large) number of prints of a Gill sans alphabet in both small letters and capitals.

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