in special studies graphic design our first project was to create imagery. i snapped a bunch of black and whites and manipulated them outside of the computer which was a challenge for me – someone who's been conformed to industry. this was my first dose of 'returning-to-school' culture shock. i utilized a black and white copy machine, coffee as stain, household paint, scanning everything i could find including hair and rusty scissors, color pencil, physical distressing techniques and even smearing shaving cream on my photographs. i loved this assignment because it's real, unlike the techniques a computer does for you.
here is the image generation book showing my process of three subjects, person, place and thing:
then, we were to take our images and create a newsletter around them: