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Loughborough, East Midlands, United Kingdom
Roleymole (known to most as Laura Jonas) is a freelance illustrator currently designing primarily within the greetings industry. She loves all things cute and creative. You name it - she'll create it. And what's more, she loves commissions, just drop her an email with any queries!

Thursday, 29 March 2012

A work in progress

Something else I've been working on recently is Illustrating type from the relatively well known poem 'Half-Caste' written by John Agard. The poem is part of the current GCSE curriculum and found in the 'poems from other cultures' section of the AQA anthology. Poetry is becoming less popular in its traditional form (I'd argue that songs are a form of poetry that many still hold passion for), so I thought creating a project around making traditional poetry more visually stimulating might be an interesting path to trial, while challenging myself by attempting to make the poem more memorable for the 15 and 16 year old's trying to learn it for their exams.

Anyway.. here's a sneak peak of a couple of the preliminary spreads...

Friday, 23 March 2012

Cache 2012

So I can finally show you something else I've been up to in the past few weeks - The Loughborough University Textiles Degree Show logo. I really enjoyed this project because it allowed me to explore working in a more designed and geometric way (if you know my work well then something very different to my usual style)! The first few sketches were what we started with, so as you can see, the end result turned out slightly differently, but I'm really pleased with it - and so were they (well I'm assuming being as they chose to use it)!

 and the finals..