One File Animation

One File Animation

Who for: Francesca Walker-Martin

The animation was requested to help explain how One File works in regards to the awarding and recognition of practice in the Apprenticeship Degrees.

Francesca had developed the idea of the online One File as a box because students struggled with the concept.

All graphics were drawn in Adobe Illustrator.

Animation was created in Adobe After Effects.

Science of Star Wars Animation and Graphics

Science of Star Wars Animation and Graphics

Who for: Nicky Danino

Nicky aproached me to help her develop graphics and a video for the Lancashire Science Fest where she ran a very popular session called ‘The Science of Star Wars’.

The idea was to create a series of graphics that were used across all of the presentations and documents. I developed animated opening titles for the session that were played when the audience was entering the lecture theatre. 

These graphics and animations are the basis for more work that will be done in developing the lecture for use outside of the university and even abroad at partner institutions.

Graphics drawn in Adobe Illustrator.

Animation created in Adobe After Effects.

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HR Escape Room Graphics

HRM Escape Room Graphics

Who for: Dr Emma Thirkell

Emma approached us through her school lead who put us in touch. The escape game was already complete and had been used successfully but Emma had asked if we could create a custom set of graphics for use in the escape room to add consistency to the experience. When I developed HR Woman it made sense to create a short animated gif showing her flying

I provided Emma with a series of graphics along with a guide and color palette so she could use the graphics correctly and further develop the resource.

All graphics drawn in Adobe Illustrator.

Animated Gifs created in Adobe Animator (previously Adobe Flash).

View project here: Escape Room Image Overview


I approached Laura in June 2019 to create some graphics for a digital “Escape Room” for my students. After an initial meeting with Laura, outlining roughly what I was looking for, Laura got to work on creating me a set of images and graphics. Laura communicated with me regularly to check in, and ask if I was happy with her ideas. This was great, as it allowed me to see her creations as she was developing them. At the start of September Laura packaged up the images that she had created and sent them to me. They absolutely surpassed my expectations. The work showcased Laura’s talent and creative eye, especially having been given little direction off me. Having given her very little indication of what I wanted, Laura looked at my existing Escape Room and created a set of professional images and gifs around it using her own initiative. Helpfully, Laura also provided a guidebook that showed me exactly how it all went together in the Escape Room. This was fantastic, as it saved me time working out what she was thinking when she created the graphics.

I would absolutely, without hesitation, recommend working with Laura. She is not only extremely talented but friendly, helpful and approachable. I know my students will appreciate the work that she has created, and I genuinely look forward to working with her again in the future.


Blackboard Ally VLE Animation and Graphics

Blackboard Ally VLE Animation and Graphics

Who for: Jan Thomson and Neil Carroll from the TELT VLE team

These graphics and animation were requested for the launch of the new responsive Blackboard environment as well as the Blackboard Ally launch.

View animation here: BlackBoard Ally Animation

Testimonial: It was great working with Laura on our Launch of Blackboard Ally and the new student portal.  After a short discussion and exchanging of ideas between us, Laura really understood what we wanted to achieve and used her creative skills to come up with an engaging and fun animation and a selection of graphics that we could use to communicate the launch with students and staff.  We will definitely involve Laura in any future projects that we require animation, graphics or just some creative input with as she really has made what was a huge task to us, simple and very successful. 

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