📝 Penn Graphic Design Week 10 — Collections, Image Making Techniques, and Data
Image Making Ideas
Scan an Object
Scanning an object at a high resolution (300 or 400 DPI) is a great way of capturing it without having to worry about lighting etc. These are a couple leaves I scanned earlier this year. Scanning without the lid gives you a nice black fill (rather than the top of the scanner).
You can also use a scanner to capture motion
In the above, I scanned a rose and a piece of paper that I moved around while scanning. I printed it out and used it as a Valentines Day card a few years ago.
Bruno Munari, Original Xerographies
Alexander Valentine, Algorithm Gerbils
This book visualizes our physical interactions with touch screens. Even though all the illustrations are different, what makes them consistent in the context of this book?
The Royal Wedding FAQ, Tracy Ma for NYTimes
- Edited assets using found materials
Toiletpaper Magazine (2015), Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari
- consistent photography style
- surrealist content
- high contrast
Max Lamb, Exercises in Seating
- straightforward, candid shots that simply depict the scene
- grid of images throughout
- mostly black and white, highlight the effect in color
Commercial Perfume Bottles, Jacquelyne Y. Jones-North