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Illustration – Natural Clutch


Natural Clutch is the second liquid-styled poster I have created using the liquify tool on Adobe Photoshop. Prepare for a tutorial soon.

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Illustration – Mowgli


Mowgli is an illustration I created using vector lines and distorting them with zig-zag effects, the name Mowgli itself is random and unrelated to the work.

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Illustration – Eye Candy


Eye Candy is the first liquid-styled poster I have created using methods I had learnt from Skillshare. I may do a tutorial on how to achieve this effect.

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Why did I create my new website webjack?


My latest website Webjack.co.uk is where I showcase the projects that I've been working on in the past, that I see as of some significance.

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Apocalypse Gang


Apocalypse Gang is a mixture of both liquify effects and vector graphics. One of my personal favourite pieces due to the candy-like rainbow colours.

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Attending My First WPBournemouth, April 2017


I got to attend WPBournemouth, WordPress Bournemouth is an informal and friendly meet up for WordPress users, enthusiasts, and professionals.

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All Day Hey! April 2017


I was fortunate to attend the 'All Day Hey!' event in Leeds during April 2017. The event is an all day conference around the subject of website development.

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Can we identify our style?


4 hours sleep, 10 hours on the train and 4 coffees into my day and I decided to discuss style and how we can create our own style.

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Building a Website with 100 Google Pagespeed Score


In the recent months, page speed is something that I have become rather interested in. Not only because of the effect it has on SEO but also UX.

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HackSoton 2017


Recently I had attended HackSoton, a day for anyone who wants to be inspired by how technology can help produce fun and innovative ideas.

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Abstract – Devils Tape


The original photograph used before being manipulated was that of a piece of sellotape under a microscope at a 10x view. It created a cool bubble effect.

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Illustration – LuckyMe


Lucky Me was made using several vector shapes, sliced up into triangles and with gradients applied. I also applied some light noise to lower sharpness.

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Illustration – Breakneur


With a photograph of a dandelion, I used the Adobe Illustrator image trace tool to produce outlines based on lighting, I then applied a tonne of distortion.

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Simple, Fresh Signup Form


The task set by briefbox was to create a signup form using basic information like name, address, email, date of birth, and so on.

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Illustration – 5%


5% is a poster that is meant to reflect the current state of mental health internationally. 1 in 20 of the population suffer from depression problems.

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Wedding Invitation Template – Landing Page


I took on the challenge of designing a fluid landing page that can be tailored to any wedding invitation website landing page.

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Animation – Loading Glass


I felt inspired to have a go at creating my own animation. Loading glass is a simple five-second animation that I have created in Adobe After Effects.

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Pure CSS Loader


It had been a while since my last codepen, so I decided to create a simple CSS loader. I want to see what else I can produce using pure CSS techniques.

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Abstract – Cicely


Made with a thread of string, frayed apart. Cicely is microscopic art made with a friend, who's middle name is Cicely, and therefore dedicated to her.

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Illustration – Fai


Fai is an interesting illustration made using an SVG maze generator to produce outlines, these outlines are then given brush effects and colouring.

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With Love – Mobile Dating Application


The concept behind "With Love" is a simple mobile application, sparking the old flame that has long been forgotten in the dating world.

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Starting Class – Browser Compatibility


When I first started developing for the world wide web, I was very close minded about how browsers read my code. All browsers have differences reading code.

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Growing Class – Image Compression


Image compression is something that I definitely overlooked when I had passed my beginner phase of development for the web.

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Starting Class – Online Resources


If YouTube is your only source of knowledge, then you are never going to be too far ahead of the crowd, you will need to be looking around for resources.

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Long Exposure Lighting // Festival of Light


To celebrate the opening of West Quay's food court, West Quay hosted the 'festival of light' exhibition which boasted beautiful displays.

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