Education City : Bloom

  Key Lessons : Visual Research is key to building up any project. By reading books, visiting places, surfing images will all help to build your knowledge about the subject. Understanding the importance of research and how it helps shape your final result I also learnt that it is important to enjoy the process of research and…

Matchbox : Printing and Assembling

For printing and cutting purposes, I added crop marks around each of the booklet and cover. Then I made a bleed around it so it is easier for me when I cut. However, the biggest struggle was to make the bleed for the matchbox covers. When I initially made the covers, I had live painted…

Imaging final stages

Outer covers Inner booklets After I finished the sketches on paper, I scanned them so I could use them as a reference while redrawing them on illustrator. As I redrew them on illustrator, I had to make many changes as some things didn’t look quite right as it looked on paper. For instance, while making…

Imaging initial sketches and research

As the days went by, my project took some interesting turns. Initially, I was planning to make the matchbox really simple from the outside and have a booklet with few facts inside, but Maryam gave me a cool idea of keeping the olden style of matchboxes in my project and it really changed my journey to the…

Imaging : 7 Weeks in Review

Imaging class has evolved quite a bit in these 7 weeks..from looking at images and understanding if they were connotative, denotative, poetic, pragmatic, persuasive to embarking on a project where we research on countries and make a product based on specific aspects f these countries! First and foremost, we started by revisiting the whole category…

Virtual Field Study Project : research + experimentations

For my virtual field study, I chose the countries Qatar, Malaysia and Peru. I found that there was one thing in common between the 3 countries; three of them are by the water. I was really interested in this and decided to base my project on this. I decided to make small infographics+travel guide(?) sort…

Virtual Field Study

The Virtual Field Study project for imaging class has been a lot of fun till now. Each one of us chose 3 countries and qatar around the world that we researched upon.   My countries(there) are Tanzania, Malaysia and Peru and here is Qatar.   In Swahili(language spoken in Tanzania), Habari means hello! Speaking in…

The world of images

  Type as Image – Image Bank Its been 2 weeks since we started collecting different kinds of images and the information I learnt about images in such a short amount of time has left me speechless. Images can be denotative, connotative,persuasive, poetic, pragmatic? Wow! I also learnt that images can be of different types, namely :…

Image Analysis

  I learnt to analyse images for their quality, content and meaning and I have listed few of my findings below. The categories of images are : Illustrations Pictograms Type as Image Photography Pattern Memes Illustration 1. Quality – high quality, very clear ,vector illustration Content – a woman made in geometric triangular shapes looking to…