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Issue 2 Coming Soon

Taryn, Charlie and Heather are back! Make sure that you visit: Techniquest Glyndwr to find out about our current project to bring Clockwork Express into schools supported by Techniquest Glyndwr and Arts Council Wales. We’re all very excited to see ow … Continue reading

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Creating Clockwork Express Part 3

Designing the front cover proved to be a harder task then I first thought; I wanted to try and include each artist’s illustrations, but also contain the main elements and themes of the magazine. These of course bring Steampunk, Victoriana, … Continue reading

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Creating Clockwork Express Part 2

My main problem with the previous “comic page” way of introducing the main characters for the magazine had been my weakness in creating backgrounds. I struggle to create backgrounds that look as though the character belongs within them, and often … Continue reading

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Creating Clockwork Express…

During the first few discussions within the group, it was decided that we wanted to go down a more “comicbook” route of presenting the stories that we wanted to tell. Although I am an Illustration student, I felt the comic … Continue reading

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The Life of Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley was AWESOME. But she had in many ways a very sad life and telling her story in a delicate manner, over only 2 pages has proved far harder than I imagined. Especially bearing in mind the age of … Continue reading

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Of Horrible Histories…

“Horrible Histories” is a series of history books written and illustrated for children, with a focus on unusual, gory or unpleasant stories. Their aim is to make learning about History more interesting by concentrating on these aspects of it rather … Continue reading

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Intial Thoughts

For professional development we have been asked to produce a magazine, with each member of the group creating at least three double page spreads. Once this brief was set, we began to set out exactly what we needed to research … Continue reading

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