Monthly Archives: March 2014

EXERCISE – Repeat designs – Photoshop samples and evaluation

BRIEF Choose image based material from the visual resource portfolio in part 3 (Henry Moore/African/Artefacts) to develop a digital textile design. Objective Produce and upload to OCA website more than one repeating design Produce, upload and print a repeating final … Continue reading

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RESEARCH POINT – examples of repeating structures.

Brief – Find examples of different repeat structures. Using published literature and online tutorials, research how design software can create repeats that are interesting. I can recognise repeating patterns as I learnt this some years ago but my designing skills … Continue reading

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EXERCISE – FIRST STEPS – Digital collage and evaluation

BRIEF – 1 – Start sketchbook to show exploration 2 – Look at the work of artists such as the Russian Constructivists and Richard Hamilton 3 – Create a digital collage – – use cut, copy and paste methods in … Continue reading

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PERSONAL LEARNING – EXHIBTION – TALES OF THE UNFINISHABLE

EXHIBITION REVIEW – TALES OF THE UNFINISHABLE New Brewery Arts – Cirencester I for one, have lots of unfinished projects, UFO’s some people call them, unfinished objects. The current exhibition at New Brewery Arts caught my imagination as I was … Continue reading

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EXERCISE – MAKING CONNECTIONS – CONCEPTUAL PIECE – looking at SUE LAWTY and LOUISE BOURGEOIS

This is part of a separate post on MAKING CONNECTIONS – the link is here. https://rawtocreativeedge.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=1539&action=edit Look at the work of Louise Bourgeoise and Sue Lawty – both have used found objects but in different way. SUE LAWTY Sue Lawty’s … Continue reading

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PERSONAL LEARNING – WORKSHOP – Creative sketchbooks with DIONNE SWIFT

I mentioned this online workshop with Dionne Swift a while back but have only just managed to photograph and upload some of the pages. The theme was circles and to experiment with lots of different media.  

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EXERCISE – MAKING CONNECTIONS – CONCEPTUAL PIECE – sketchbook, samples, evaluation

BRIEF Make analysis of selected pieces from portfolio – consider the fundamentals that influence the message and meanings. Outcome   Proposal for finished conceptual piece – consider; connections – previous work / personal creation of meaningful/evocative outcome significance of colour and … Continue reading

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EXERCISE – FIRST STEPS – PART 1 Richard Hamilton/Russian Constructivists

BRIEF –  Look at the work of The Russian Constructivists and Richard Hamilton who use collage in their work. (This is part of EXERCISE – FIRST STEPS https://rawtocreativeedge.wordpress.com/2014/03/27/exercise-first-steps-digital-collage-and-evaluation/) Richard Hamilton – British painter and a collage artist. Many of his collages … Continue reading

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PERSONAL LEARNING – WORKSHOP – Digital by Design

WORKSHOP  – Digital by Design Introduction to digital textiles at The Knit and Stich Show Alexandra Palace Oct 2014 In the first section of the course we were introduced to transfer (sublimation) printing starting with the basics using paints, paper … Continue reading

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RESEARCH POINT – Designers that use digital processes

BRIEF – Find examples of artists and designers that use digital processes in their work. Find examples of artists and designers who use digital processes in their work. Look at makeitdigital.blogspot.com Create file on OCA website “Digital research file” Write … Continue reading

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