I have created posters for Christmas Party and now only the New Year’s Eve Party is left to do.
I started to volunteer for this oranisation called “Wise Thoughts” which is dynamic local, national, international art initiatives and delivers services to help address social justice issues and needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) and Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities.
Founded in 1999 and based in Haringey, North London, Wise Thoughts has organised London’s LGBTQI cross-art festival, GFEST – Gaywise FESTival ®, since 2007. Haringey LGBT network was managed by Wise Thoughts.
I feel extremely honored and proud to be volunteering for such organisation. I am an aspiring graphic designer and this a great opportunity to test my skills.
GFEST – Gaywise FESTival ® 2018
An absolutely “unmissable and MUST” evening full of LGBTQI+ arts, videos, music, performers, spoken word and live acts. GFEST is co-ordinated by arts charity Wise Thoughts. Food and drinks are available at the bar.
Mon 12 Nov / 6 pm – 8.30 pm. Performances start at 7 pm.
Free Entry. BOOK
GFEST is recognised as an annual LGBTQI+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex +) cross-art celebrations. #GFEST2018 themed #SociallyEQUAL events will be running from Mon 12 November to Sat 24 November.The festival presents LGBTQI+ films, music, performances, art exhibitions, interdisciplinary art, poetry, book reading, workshops, participatory events, debates, etc. in November.
GFEST 2018 theme is “Socially EQUAL”.
Produced by arts charity Wise Thoughts, GFEST presents LGBTQI+ films, music, performances, art exhibitions, interdisciplinary art, poetry, book reading, workshops, participatory events, debates, etc. in November.
GFEST events value and promote diverse talent from diverse art forms and promote artistic excellence. Celebrating diversity continues to ensure LGBTQI+ equal rights and reduces possible discrimination. GFEST ethos is to develop cultural and social equality for and amongst diverse LGBTQI+ people from all age groups including people from different religious or/and cultural backgrounds. The festival supports individual creative abilities and participation in society.
Some of the past GFEST venues: The National Gallery, V&A, RADA, The Tate Modern, Cochrane Theatre, Cockpit Theatre, Rich Mix, Prince Charles Cinema, Bernie Grant Arts Centre, Birkbeck College, Toynbee studios, Westminster Ref Library, Menier Gallery, ArtHouse Crouch End, St Pancras Parish Church, RVT, Uni. Arts London (Davis Street / London Fashion College), Gay’s The Word bookshop, University of Roehampton, Shadow Lounge, Bar Titania and Mackenzie Pavillion Gallery in Fusbury Park.
Past GFEST Launch Receptions took place in Houses of Parliament, The City Hall & K&L Gates.
GFEST – Gaywise FESTival was the first LGBT art festival to have the launch receptions in the UK Parliament over the three years (2008 to 2010) with a cross-party support. GFEST has received support from a number of eminent people. Please check for messages of support page.
GFEST artistic director: Niranjan Kamatkar
I have quite a few animated typography versions too, which I am adding to this post.
Part of the job is also to create a social media banners. I have created some of those too.
At the end I am adding poster for this fantastic event.
I am trying to expand my skill base. I have always liked the double exposure effect on the photos.
In this case I went bit further and created cinemagraph. I have followed a tutorial on YouTube, but used my own photo plus I have downloaded a different video.
Down below I am adding my first one, but it is in black&white which wasn’t how I wanted it, but I made some mistakes during creation.
This Parallax Photo I have created using Adobe Photoshop. Animating photos was always something I wanted to learn. To my own surprise it is not as difficult as I have thought. The background photo is my own the pigeons is a png I have downloaded from the internet.
I want to say it is pretty simple one.
While taking pictures at The Southbank Centre I was surprised by the amount of the greenery around. I am adding a small panorama.
Apart from creating movie posters and etc. I also like taking photographs. One photo is never enough to capture the whole view. I wanted to fix this problem which can be quite easily fixed with Adobe Photoshop application.
I created three panoramas all three are from slightly different position. I hope you will like them.
I have created this Bi Fold Coffee Shop Brochure using Adobe Photoshop. Sadly I can’t drink coffee any more as I can’t sleep after it, but nothing is stopping me from creating a flyer about it.
I am posting this new movie poster. Well the theme is dramatic again and this time London is featuring in it. Experience told me I am not genius and I still need to learn a lot so this poster as the previous one was created with help of a tutorial. It is not an exact copy, but result is very similar the original I was learning from.
With this information revealed I can’t take all the credits for it’s creation.
I think I am going to stop making these posters, but I am having far too much fun with it. This one is a drama movie. In the future I will have to work more on the credits of the movie meaning fake credits.