8×8 – Main Illustration

8×8 – Main Illustration

Going back a few entries, I wrote I was unable to write about my current brief due to it’s competitive nature… well, the brief is coming to a close week, so I am able to share my work with you.

My story was by Jennifer Guilliard, was entitled “Shine in your corner” and is about an English woman volunteering in a poor South African township. I shant bore you with the details, but the image contains various elements from the story and shares the story in it’s own way. Though it’s not quite finished, it’s definitely in a state which can be shared at the moment:

I had originally decided to screenprint my image, but due to it being rather rushed (due to all of these bank holidays!) and my guide marks not exposing for some reason and disasterous paper choices it turned out a mess. Though the finished screen print has it’s charms, it’s not what I was hoping for. So, I’m putting this down to experience and unfortunately am sticking to digital printing for this brief. The following is the (uncropped) screen printed image:

Live and learn.