Before I knew anything about typography or graphic design my class at the Central College of Commerce’s HND Digital Art and Design curse were tasked with creating posters based on a randomly selected Glasgow city centre building using two randomly selected typefaces. I received the Gallery of Modern Art as my subject and the Emblem… Read more DTP – Typographical Posters
This is a complete transcript of my 2009 university dissertation, submitted as part of my BA Honours Digital Art degree. It earned me a 2:1 grade, which I was quite pleased with given how sick I was with the course, certain members of the staff and the university in general. It discusses how computer games,… Read more Computer Games as a Medium to Express a Political Ideology
I hate the tabloid press, or any media forms that deliberately seek to mislead people to further their own goals. So, to highlight this poor or inaccurate reporting and further my academic studies I created my “Tabloid Text Claustrophobia” Unreal Tournament 2004 map. The user is surrounded on all sides by impassable barriers of tabloid… Read more Tabloid text Unreal 2K4 map
I really enjoyed this project. I love working with typography, and equally working with poetry. It’s not often the lecturers at the UWS would throw me chance to take a D.H. Lawrence poem and adapt it for an interactive medium. I broke the poem up into stanzas, took themes from them and build animations from… Read more Concrete Poetry in Adobe Flash
This work wasn’t finished, not really. It began as an idea based on personal experience. For my tenth or eleventh birthday I wanted Doom 32X from my mum (yes, I owned a 32x, and a Mega CD!) Lucky me, my mum headed off to Asda and bought me it. I was delighted. Speed forward ten… Read more Artworks Animation
This animation caused me a lot of grief. You’ll notice during certain movements the limbs move in a somewhat… unexpected way. It’s something to do with the axis, and I couldn’t figure it out at the time. This is the video I submitted. It got me an A. Can you believe it?