Having established Shun!, and inspired by the writings of Wilfred Owen and Pat Barker’s Regeneration, I occupied a few weeks with making drawings that holds connotations with the First World War. As mentioned in my post regarding the the development of the Shun! logo, I focused on barbed wire, trenches, mud and blood. Also, politics, jingoism, expedience, […]
An illustration speaks more about the illustrator than which is illustrated. Below is a series of three postcards I created in April 2015 as part of establishing my MA research theme which, as mentioned, is titled Shun! and deals with South African involvement in the First World War. In addition, I sent these illustrations to […]
Audience… SHUN! Based on my interest in military history and the approval I received for the five 100 Years drawings I created for my 2014 August Review, I depend my research into the First World War. Specifically, I narrowed my studies on South African involvement in that conflict. I decided to title my work as Shun! Below is a […]
Given my interest in military history, as well as the dubious honour I was given of pursuing a University- subsidized Master’s course in Visual Arts, I decided to make my area of focus the First World War. Below is a series of five A-2 sized illustrations I created in preparation for establishing my theme. Titled […]
Indulging into some freelance design work. Doesn’t “corporate” design work sound better? Below is a logo I designed for use by a rose business in Natal, South Africa. I also adapted their logo for use as an email signature and for use as retail signage.
Using Coca-Cola as my conceptual basis, I created four prints that deals with Coca-Cola and consumerism in our society, historical and contemporary. In the illustration below, I depicted Coke as synonymous of democratic might and freedom, as witnessed in the consumption by, and symbol of, American forces during the Second World War.
Our society is consumed with consumerism, be it Coca-Cola, the latest fashion trends or the feelings of others. We consume for instant gratification, and thereafter we discard.