Bentmdesign. Graphic Design, Illustration & Web Design
2017 - Present
At the tail end of 2017, I was approached by Reading based musicians ‘Third Lung’ and asked to help produce artwork for their debut album.
I was contacted by the bands lead singer and frontman to create the artwork. He explained that he wanted the artwork to form a visual representation of a set of poems he had written about the time he spent in Africa, touching on the things he saw, and the emotions he had felt. The title of the album: ‘The Girl with the Red Umbrella’ was taken from one of the more emotive poems and was my starting point when creating the visual language for the album. I wanted to create a visual that the more you looked at it the more you saw. I wanted it to ask the viewer to look deeper into the image whilst linking back to the lyrics of each song and see that they contain more meaning than just the initial visual had suggested.
The final artwork features a multi exposed image representing the albums complexity in visual style, lyrical content and general emotive feeling.