News

Illustrations in Hope Street Magazine Online | 14-01-2014

I got some illustrations published as part of this shoot for Hope Street Magazine. Have a swatch Here

It's great to be part of this exciting new project.

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News

What's New, Mr Bob | 29-10-2013

Sorry, it's been so long, folks.

I've been creating a lot of work, which I feel still needs more development before sharing. So for now here is a little video me and some friends at art school made.

I've also been designing some things for Jo Mango and Chris Flew, which you can see more in the and sections, down there.

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News

Brood Exhibition | 01-06-2012

I recently joined a programme set up by Ironbbratz to support graduates from Glasgow School of Art and undergraduates looking to start an art related degree.

The group will be exhibiting at Glasgow Art Club from the 2nd of June until the 25th, with a preview on tonight.

There's info about one of projects I've included in the section.

Keep updated on our blog or follow us on Twitter.

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News

Academy of Make-up Promo | 29-02-2012

I made a video for the Academy of Make-up last week, which you can see here.

It was a really exciting day with lots of great make-up looks created by the students and some beautiful photography from Angela Stewart.

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Who am I?

I am a Designer, Artist, Musician, Composer, Film Maker and Photographer living in Scotland and studying communication design at Glasgow School of Art. To contact me about commissions, or working together e-mail me through bob@bobrafferty.co.uk.

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Chris Flew

White Notes on Minor 9ths | 1 of 7

I've been working with singer/songwriter Chris Flew on designs for the digital and special edition release of his new album 'White Notes on Minor 9ths.

It's a spectacular album and I thoroughly recommend getting your hands on a copy.

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Jo Mango

When We Lived in the Crook of a Tree | 2 of 7

This year has been a great one for working with talented musicians and artists. It's a privilege to create some work for Jo Mango alongside the wonderful illustrator Helen Kellock.

I'll keep you updated when I get a look at the final products.

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Design

ej magazine | 3 of 7

A digital desktop publishing project for college. I got excited about the idea of printing onto different coloured paper, especially black on black. You can see more photos on my Flickr page.

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Illustration

The Book of Me | 4 of 7

Find out about the project here

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Branding & Design

Barcelona | 5 of 7

A project to create a brand and promotional items to draw media and design students to Barcelona. Find out about the project here

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Design

Typographical Taboos | 6 of 7

A fun graphic design project made with tracing paper and patience. Full story Here.

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Illustration

A Troop of Monkeys | 7 of 7

A slightly political illustration created around the collective noun for monkeys. How I made it.

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Audio

New World No. 1 | 1 of 3

The project I am working on at the moment is a set of audio only short films called New World.

The idea is that you take the downloadable audio put it onto your phone or mobile, go to the type of place suggested in the description and take part in the story using your imagination.

Check out the first one Here.

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Music

Lark, Clark and the Puppet Handy | 2 of 3

Last year I had the pleasure of creating some music and sound design for this Raindog theatre production. My favourite composition from the play was this one called The Couple You Love To Love.

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Music

El Dog | 2 of 3

I've worked in music and dabbled in sound design for Film and Theatre throughout the years, but I'm probably most well known for performing with the band El Dog.

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Moving Image

The Making Of Jo Mango's "When We Lived in the Crook of a Tree" | 1 of 4

I recently had the pleasure of working with illustrator Helen Kellock and making this video of her working on illustrations and animation for Jo Mango.

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Moving Image

Arthur | 2 of 4

This short film was as an essay submission for Glasgow School of Art in response to a collection of films looking at class, industrialisation and consumerism.

You can view the short film here

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Moving Image

To See The Spirit Planet | 3 of 4

This very short film was developed from an automatic writing workshop.

You can view it here

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Moving Image

You - A Motivational Animation | 4 of 4

This was an animation I made at Cardonald College(now Glasgow Clyde College)

You can see it in all its silliness here

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Photography

Martin D Barker

I recently had the pleasure of assisting one of my favourite photographers working in Scotland at the moment, the very talented Martin D Barker.

This shot of him working and other photos I've taken are on my Flickr page.

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Web Design

I recently redesigned the Academy of Make-up's website to make it a more responsive beast

You can see it in all its beauty here.

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