pop up new theatre royal
ABOUT THE CLIENT
The New Theatre Royal is a 700-seat theatre in an iconic building based in the heart of Portsmouth. It is one of the few Phipps/Matcham theatres in operation.
To design and illustrate a printable pop-up template of the iconic New Theatre Royal Building that could be used in an educational setting both at the theatre and in schools. The template had to feature a completely original illustration of the building, be easily re-printable onto A4 paper, and is easy to assemble. The pop-up had to feature the building frontage, which could be coloured in, simple instructions and associated logos to be used as an art activity and promote the venue as an artistic hub in the wider community.
Using photographs, Google Earth and existing architectural sketches I illustrated the New Theatre Royal frontage, and surrounding buildings, and engineered a way for it to feature a simple pop-up element using a few basic cut and folds.
pop up vulcan building & Aspex gallery
ABOUT THE CLIENT
Visual art gallery, artists’ centre and cafe/ bar, based in the historic Vulcan building in Portsmouth
To design and illustrate a printable popup template of Portsmouth’s iconic Vulcan Building, that could be used in an educational setting both at the gallery and in schools. The template had to feature an original illustration of the building, be easily re-printable onto A4 paper, and is easy to assemble. The pop up building had to feature the building frontage, which could be coloured in, instructions and associated logos, to be used as promotional material for the venue.
Using photographs, Google Earth and existing architectural sketches I illustrated the Vulcan Building and engineered a way for it to feature a simple pop-up element using a few basic cuts and folds. The template could be coloured in and contained a space for students to fi ll in three facts about the Aspex and the Vulcan Building discovered while visiting the venues with thier school.
SHERLOCK HOLMES HAT TEMPLATE
Borbonesa were commissioned by Portsmouth City Council to create a Deerstalker hat template to celebrate Sherlock Holmes Day on 24 June 2012. The hat needed to be simple enough for primary age children to construct, and appropriately sized to wear. The finished template, three A3 sheets, featured cut out hat parts and illustrated step-by-step instructions. The hat is made using a single split pin to tie up the crown and earflaps. Children were invited to decorate their hats in traditional or contemporary Deerstalker patterns and room was given for children to write about Doyle / Holmes on the flaps, which could be worn up or down, revealing or hiding their writing.
I was lead illustrator for the template sheets creating vector graphic hat parts and illustrating the step by step instructions.
pop up cabinet
pop up diorama
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