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Date archive for: November 2015

Jamie Hewlett: The Suggestionists Exhibition

The Saatchi Gallery held Jamie Hewlett‘s first fine art exhibition in Nov 2015. I was excited to hear about this event as he is one of my favourite graphic artists, most well known for his artwork on the band Gorillaz and the Tank Girl graphic novel. Three bodies of work were on display: his interpretations of tarot cards; etchings of the Pinus Pinaster tree in different orientations and unexpectedly (or not unexpectedly!); soft-core porn movie posters were presented in a side room. In the Tarot series, I enjoyed the symbolism of the artworks, how each representation, marking or character had…

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How to make a WordPress Website

I made this website and blog using a self-hosted WordPress site on wordpress.org. I had been wanting to learn how to make WordPress websites for some time as a lot of professional websites are built using the WordPress platform and it has a lot of options for flexibility with responsive layout customisation. It also saves money to learn how to code websites yourself; instead of buying a fancy template with limited drag-drop functions. Potentially with coding, any free template could be changed to look however you want it to be. This then took me on a long winding journey, as…

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Introduction

Hi, I’m Sam. I recently graduated from studying Graphic Design at Shillington College in July. This is my design blog, which will include articles about inspiring art exhibitions/events I attend, hilights of my favourite artists and designers, sharings of my creative process or any other good quality content I think my readers would find of value or general interest. Follow me at: Twitter Pinterest

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