What has shaped you?
The most influential thing in my life is design.
After learning of the graphic design program here
in Sudbury and learning what it is all about, I have
realized that I have been designing my whole life.
The theories learnt and projects produced here at
Cambrian have shaped me most of all. I can now
apply things such as form following function and
my new found knowledge by researching various
clients to the rest of my life. That is the best thing
of all about this field, we get to be experts in
each industry we design for. I look forward to
continuing to work in a field where I always get
to learn not only new things but vastly different
This is an illustration I did for a class project.
We had to pick an artist and illustrate them in a
style that suited their artistic style. I chose singer
songwriter Amy Lee from Evanescence. Her music
and album art lead me to draw her in this fantasy
style that remains realistic.
Redesigning the rainbow cinemas logo was
a difficult task. I wanted the logo to display a
feeling of classical entertainment. I wanted it to
be reminiscent of the glamour of cinema. The
colours, typeface and shapes symbolize all of this.
And although the rainbow colours do not appear
in this logo, the arcs in the popcorn as well as
the vertical stripes in the box gives a semblance of
After writing a journal on sexually explicit art
in society I created a magazine article layout to
showcase my photography.
This is a poster designed for the San Francisco
International Film Festival. After photographing
some film in various positions I used photoshop to
the photographs into the golden gate bridge.
This is a stamp design for The International Year
of Chemistry. I designed my stamps to represent
the four goals of the year: clean air, dependable
medicine, healthy food and safe water. To relate
the science behind these things to everyday
life I overlaid a molecule representing each of
these things onto a photograph of what the
molecule represented. For example the healthy
food stamp is a starch molecule ghosted onto a
picture of potatoes