Bibliography

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2014/feb/28/beyond-basquiat-black-artists http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2013/oct/14/jean-michel-basquiat-street-art-massive-attack http://www.nytimes.com/books/first/h/hoban-basquiat.html Basquiat book http://www.nydailynews.com/news/justice-story/tag-dead-article-1.1456286 http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2013/09/16/221821224/it-could-have-been-me-the-1983-death-of-a-nyc-graffiti-artist Ways of Seeing http://www.spectator.co.uk/arts/arts-feature/9077681/collectors-love-him-critics-hate-him-what-do-you-think-of-jean-michel-basquiat/ http://nypost.com/2013/11/20/jay-z-buys-basquiat-painting-for-4-5m/

Final DPS

This post is a walk through of my final DPS showing each page and then a final map that shows the full structure. I will explain my design choices for each page and where each of the text extracts are from. I will also note where I would like to improve and work more on …

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Projection Experiments 2

I went out with the projector for a second time and using the tripod for the projector and a more systematic method, my coursemate Lauren got some good shots of my type to use in the DPS. I went out further into the town center this time and I think the results work a lot …

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New York Illustrations 3

For the third drawing for my New York chapter, I used this below photograph as a reference:   This is the raw drawing below, and then after that I filled in the left building black and used part of the photograph for the right building. I think doing this adds a nice almost mixed media …

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DPS Development

To begin designing the layout of my DPS I started in design and did a basic structure of the pages, using content that I’d created where available and just text to fill in what I intended to be there. For example this is how the three pages of the first ‘menu’ section go:     …

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SAMO Illustrations

One of the sections of my DPS is going to be about Basquiat’s origins in graffiti. Before he was a painter he used to paint graffiti around the streets of New York, under the name SAMO. Here are some photos of his work that I used in my illustrations: I rewrote these and more graffiti …

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NYC Illustration 2

Using the same method as the last illustration, I based this upon a photo to begin with:   I liked this one because of the shadowy people below and on the platform, it’s also a nice angle from above rather than below like the last drawing.   This is the plain drawing I did, and …

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NYC Illustration 1

One of the sections in my publication will include visualisations of New York City in the 1980′s. My idea is to take some of the photos from the photographer who uploaded loads of his pics from 80′s New York, and then illustrate them to fit with the rest of my work. The first one I …

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Projection Experiments

Yesterday I borrowed one of the small portable projectors out of uni, and had a go at projecting some of my design work onto buildings. Because Jean-Michel Basquiat started out painting graffiti in the streets, I wanted to bring that back into my work.  I didn’t think too much about which images I used and …

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