Welcome, my name is Jackson Beck. My interest in design first came around through my love of drawing from a young age and have ever since been in creative practice drawing and designing. I am currently studying Graphic Design at Newcastle college and really enjoying the course. This blog is a digital scrapbook of reflections of my own work and recording of influences from other artists.
Monday, 30 April 2012
The colour scheme from this magazine cover inspired me to use a similar colour scheme
Jimmy Turrel's work was a massive influence towards portraiture for me. His pieces really evoke a unique feeling through his brilliant use of layering, color schemes and mixed media studies. His style is quite sketchy and rough, much like the work of Carlos Quiterio who i researched also, a-lot of his pieces feel incomplete or a part of it has been done in a different and less exposing media which i think works well to make a certain part stand out.
While i am on the train or bus etc. i often write small lists of what tasks i am to complete for that day. I find it helps keep me on track so i can complete tasks and develop on with my project. These are a few examples