I had chosen the theme of obsession. In this theme, tells a story of a woman frantically looking for a rat in a room. This leads to her dismantling the bookshelves piece by piece, stripping the wood off the wallks and the carper off the floor.
In my project, I wanted to get across the point that the rat was the torment of the woman in the story, as this was the way i had depicted the story. Therefore, I included the silhouette of a rat behind a disfigured, frantic woman. The idea was that this placement of the rat figure towering over the woman would symbolise the power the rat holds over her. This influence is evidential when the woman ‘dismantles the bookshelved piece by piece’.
In this project we were told pick a contrasting topic with the word provided and create a poster this displays this contrast e.g. in a gif format.
I was given the topic of love. I felt as though the term ‘abuse’ was contrasting to this topic. In my final product, I included figures of a newly wed couple as i felt this represented an act of ‘love’. In order to contrast this and refer back to my contrasting tem topic of abuse, I included subtle give away signs that a relationship is abusive.
On the second slide of the gif, in contrast to the happy figures of the couple, I added dark bruises on the womans arms, shoulders and chest. Looking closer, i included a blue tear on the face of the figure too represent the emotional side of abuse. Further down the poster, i dropped red paint to symbolise blood.
My partners 3 facts were:
- likes chocolate
- likes R&B
- has a bulldog
my 3 random words were:
i decided to focus on 2 topics of R&B and sandwich. This resulted in a final product of a sandwich which was sponsored by a well known R&B singer Drake, and his chosen sandwih choice.
Clear in the photo provided, i developed my initial sketches into a final design
However, though i felt happy with my end product, i attempted to change my final slightly in order to balance out the lights from darks. I did this by filling in the letter E. Which gave me the final desired design.