Friday, 21 January 2011
Sunday, 16 January 2011
Saturday, 15 January 2011
Project brief for the spring semester should have been called 'Everyday Object' instead of 'Found Object', mainly because my class didn't get to find the object ourselves, we were to pick from a selection given to us by our tutors. The objective is to reinvent a mundane object into something of aesthetic value. I chose a cigarette lighter because it had text on it, flammable liquids I could play with, and bits I could take apart. Within the first week the only starting point I have is the shapes the components make when put under a bright light, I've cut them out in metal, and had a go on Photo shop to make either pattern for a screen print or a lazercut. I haven't done very much but I'm quite exited at the moment.
Thursday, 13 January 2011
On Foundation I specialised in Textiles,and the first part of my final major project was to create a fabric print with Circus and Carnival theme. Despite the brief, initial drawings were more illustrative, with masks becoming the chosen subject matter. For the next half of the project prints were applied onto bags and pencil cases I had made.
Tuesday, 11 January 2011
Monday, 10 January 2011
Dissection of the lungs, with heart, ventricles and oesophagus. My starting point was looking through anatomy books for the Connections project. I took an interest to how organs are shown in different shapes and arrangements based on the way the body is cut. Done in watercolour, salt and pen.
Ever wondered what the inside of a pigs skull looks like? God knows why I did. Here the Skull cavity was coated in latex, then a cast was made to make wax replicas. They look more like squashed rats than anything else but it was an interesting process to go through.