You will never influence the work by trying to be like it

You will never influence the world by trying to be like it

You will never influence the world by trying to be like it – artist unknown

You will never influence the world by trying to be like it.

Seeing yourself as unique can be tricky in the internet age, everywhere you look you can see astounding creativity and mind-blowing skills. I like this motivational poster (unfortunately I don’t know who designed it 😦 ) because it motivates me to take a step back and think about what makes me different from everyone else… I also love the typography! 😀

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Artist profile: Yulia Brodskaya

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As a designer seeking inspiration, the Internet, for me at least, plays a critical role in seeking new ideas and current trends. I can remember the day I stumbled upon the website and fine quilling art of Yulia Brodskaya, it was like a whole new window had been opened to my career and the view was amazing. As corny as it might sound, I believe finding Yulia’s website changed my life… Not in a ‘single white female’ way… But I was inspired…

Yulia is a Russian born artist, illustrator, crafter and typographer who lives in the United Kingdom. Her long list of commercial clients is ever growing. Her website is an amazing collection of works ranging across her spectrum of skills.

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Paper Cutting, Health Prospectus Cover

Paper Cutting, Health Prospectus Cover

The entire model is made from cut paper with symbolism relevant to the health faculty. It is a combination of hand cut and machine cut paper, mounted on foam core. The model was designed digitally and the look was approved … Continue reading

Paper cutting, Business Prospectus Cover

Paper cutting, Business Prospectus Cover

This next post and the following 5 posts were designed, crafted and constructed as book covers for the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) to use on their undergraduate prospectuses for 2014. The entire model is made from cut paper with … Continue reading

My paper cutting work on ‘Real Choices’ cover art

My paper cutting work on ‘Real Choices’ cover art

This was my first major work in paper cutting. It is crafted for use on a publication by a Queensland University (QUT). The entire model is made from cut paper. A combination of hand cut and machine cut paper. The … Continue reading