Author Archives: Lisa Garner

Macbeth Motion Graphics

I have been busy studying an MA in Graphic Design and Typography since late September, for my first module I created a set of three motion graphics based on the play Macbeth. Using found typography and imagery from Shakespeare’s time, I created three videos, each one based around main characters. For each motion graphic I […]

iPad Lettering

iPad lettering has become increasingly popular for lettering artists due to the advancing technology of tablets combined with electronic writing tools. After noticing this trend I decided to take a quick look into why many lettering artists are ditching the old pen and paper and creating pieces directly on an iPad instead. iPad Lettering by […]

Sam Roberts and Ghost Signs

Sam Roberts has a true passion for ghost signs. Speaking at the Letter Exchange, Roberts discusses his history with ghost signs and what he has learned about them through his research and documentation. The first part of the talk primarily focused to the meaning of a ghost sign and their definition The definition for ghost […]

Brush Lettering Location Postcards

I have always wanted to be better at hand lettering, after following some skillshare classes and trying out a few things, I have created these postcards to practice some of the new techniques that I have learnt. To create them, I have used either a Tombow black brush pen or the Pentel water brush pens […]

Stolen Paintings Infographic

This infographic was a small side project based on works of art, specifically paintings, that have been stolen and are worth over 1 million dollars. The data collected was very vast so I have narrowed it down to more recent thefts and focused in on what type of art is stolen and when. I was […]

Type Classification System Poster

When looking into type classification systems, you might realise how confusing they can be. Not only are there different classification systems, each with its own methods of categorising type differently, there are categories that are known by many different names. I decided to create an easy type classification system poster, focusing on one particular classification […]