Marks Algorithm

In previous conversations on Maker, the algorithm that calculates our degree mark has been highlighted. Our degree classification comes from all three marks across Subject, Field, and Constellation which all represent 40 credits. However, two keep their full value and one is cut in half as only the top 100 are needed. So mathematically it…

The Catalogue

With the catalog now in the exhibition last Friday it is exciting to see the maker collective altogether despite everything that has happened through the year. I really like the layout of the catalog and the imagery highlighting the important aspects of the exhibition work. I have noticed and I am not sure why that…

Craft in the bay

Last Friday I received a response from Craft in the Bay regarding the student association scheme that I am interested in applying for after Graduation. After next week I have arranged to meet a few members of the Maker guild that run Craft in the Bay to discuss this opportunity but that is all I know at…

Resin problem

While discussing my work yesterday during the degree show opening to the public a problem occurred. The LEDs within the resin were getting so hot that the glue is literally melting onto the plinth. Given that the pieces have been on and off for the two days the exhibition has been on this is a concern….

What makes a Maker

Looking back on the past three years there has been quite a lot to think about. It hasn’t been the easiest process but what is let’s be honest. This year has proven to be challenging personally and physically as there has been a lot of hurdles to jump over and now the rest of the…

Week to go

With just over a week to go despite the problems along the way, things are looking to be coming together nicely. There are a few outstanding objectives to get done by next Friday but these are easily fixable at this moment in time. These are the outstanding commitments Exhibition – Wall-mounted pieces need extra material…

Craft in the Bay (Student Association Scheme)

To cover myself and have a body of opportunities lined up for the assessment professional practice module I applied for INC space but also a program running with Craft in the Bay known as the student association scheme. I responded to the email given but have yet to have a reply so I have messaged…