Hello, I'm Andrew a Graphic Designer/Screenprinter
I chose to design a poster for Rage Against The Machine who I have been listening to of late on my Ipod. I'm going to try and put limitations on myself by trying to avoid draw something of high detail (which I usually do when I'm illustrating something for someone or my self), using less colours (3 max) and exploring halftones and textures.
Research (short and sweet version)
When I first started researching for this project vintage robots popped in my head for some unknown reason and I thought it would look good so I just ran with it.
These led to research robot movie posters as well as vintage robot toys
My first idea for a poster was to have a close up of a robot glaring down at the viewer. I want the robot to have a bulky feel to it. There's a light coming from the robot head which hides the robots head slightly but the viewer can still see the head shape.
With this design I want to try and use colours the same way Olly Moss has in his 3 Star Wars posters
Probably change the image to include the robots right arm and create space on the top left hand corner where the bands name would go.
I'm leaning towards this design to develop further
The second idea I had was to create a poster that looks like a back of a toy packaging. I thought this idea would great with the opportunity to create typefaces but the more I thought about it the less I liked it. I felt it would become to crowded with type.
My third design has the silhouettes of the four band members standing in front of a robots head, with a faded city in the background. Like my first idea I would use the the same colour technique Olly Moss used in his posters.