EDWARD GOREY Gorey is typically described as an illustrator. His books may be found in the humor and cartoon sections of major bookstores, but books such as The Object Lesson have earned serious critical respect as works of surrealist art. His experimentation—creating books that were wordless, books that were literally matchbox-sized, pop-up books, books entirely […]Read more "PENGUIN BRIEF: EDWARD GORY + ANALYZING PAST DESIGNS FOR ‘TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD’."
Jonathan Wayshak Jonathan Wayshak is an illustrator and comic artist i have followed on instagam for some time now and particularly like his work and style for his rough enthralling drawing style and his ability to utilise a variety of materials, ranging from brush ink, gouache, acrylic, pencil, watercolours, pens and a host of […]Read more "PENGUIN BRIEF: INSPIRATIONAL SOURCES – JOHN WAYSHAK"
Roy Kuhlman Roy Kuhlman (1923–2007) was an American graphic designer, artist and photographer. He originally practiced realsim but made the transition to abstract ion and is best known for the mid-century modernist book covers he designed for Grove Press, the iconic publisher of controversial and avant-garde literature by authors such as D.H. Lawrence, Samuel Beckett, […]Read more "PENGUIN BRIEF: INSPIRATIONAL SOURCES – ROY KUHLMAN"
Abstract + Realism + Surrealism Abstract art involves the utilisation of shapes, form, colour and line in order to forge a visual language which may exist independently of visual references in the real world. Drawing from this in addition to my realistic illustrative approach, will create works that should be strong enough to communicate my […]Read more "PENGUIN BRIEF: INSPIRATIONAL SOURCES – ALVIN LUSTIG"
The Existence of Social Inequality Differences in social status are explored largely through the overcomplicated social hierarchy of Maycomb, the ins and outs of which constantly baffle the children. The relatively well-off Finches stand near the top of Maycomb’s social hierarchy, with most of the townspeople beneath them. Ignorant country farmers like the Cunninghams lie […]Read more "PENGUIN BRIEF: ADDITIONAL THEORETICAL RESEARCH"
To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel by Harper Lee published in 1960. It was immediately successful, winning the Pulitzer Prize, and has become a classic of modern American literature. The plot and characters are loosely based on Lee’s observations of her family, her neighbours and an event that occurred near her hometown of Monroeville, […]Read more "PENGUIN BRIEF: RESEARCH"
Penguin Brief The Penguin book cover brief is a project with a duration period of two weeks, and an alternative to the zoo project. The motivation behind opting to embark on this project comes the dark theme that surrounds it in addition to the undertone of ugliness that is inherent within human nature. Penguin gave […]Read more "PENGUIN BRIEF"