Bams Medal Talk Marcy Levitt

Today as the BAMS and Delight In Light project time before field level 5 approaches comes to an end, Marcy Levitt of the BAMS medal society came to talk to our group regarding the medal project to go deeper into the important details of entering and taking part in this competition as well as the…

photoshop two week lessons

This year in order to build on my strengths through materials and processes I revisited areas to refresh myself on the basics of software and programs that can make better quality outcomes and finished products. Photoshop has always been one of those less time invested areas for me. I found the two lessons really useful…

Final week

These last five weeks have been a testing time pushing me into territories that my weaknesses as an Artist, Designer and Maker lie in and hopefully have shown how far I have come so far and how far I still need to go to reach the required high level of expectations. By the end of this…

Constellation week two

Starting of another week of constellation this week our lecture focused in particular on three different reading materials Design Away – Cameron Tonkinwise International Picture Language The Blind Men And The Elephant To my understanding all three texts argue different things all of which in some shape or form relates to our individual practices whether…

Defining the medal

With just under a week until the formative assessment from martin’s advice I attempted to silicone mould one side of my completed medal. If im honest im worried that the piece doesn’t look like and when its finished will not be of a high quality that is expected. But at this stage it is a…

Lamp project end of week review

As another week ends the projects are slowly but surely making their way to the final making process:- LAMP:- For the lamp project I am torn between a young child/baby designed based outcome and a lamp for the more maturer market so to speak. With this in mind I have decided to keep with both ideas…

(Bams) medal artist research (Paul Huybrecht)

As the end all piece for the (BAMS) project is a medal in order to get a better idea of existing medals to compare to the requirements of the brief I researched on the medal website and found two different medals to compare and contrast to. The first medal I found was by artist Paul…

Analysis of ceramics (Claire Curneen workshop)

As part of my course having tutors and workshop technicians practically as well as vocally showing you how they work with materials and what is the best way to get a desired effect has been invaluable and will hopefully be reflected in my outcomes for this academic year. Honestly I believe at this stage academically…

Analyzing Constellation Week 1

To start of constellation we were first told of the way things were going to be done throughout the three terms and what is expected of each of us in the three terms and beyond that in regards to work and deadlines set. Like first year evidence must be shown on our personal blogs of…

Claire Curneen (modelling workshop)

Claire Curneen whose background lies in Ceramics went through the processes and types of clay used in making the pieces she makes as a ceramic artist as well as in her practice at Cardiff Metropolitan. What is fascinating about Claire’s work is the process of making her pieces by shaping the form of the piece…

Constellation Week 1/ What is to come

Constellation has come round again and thankfully I managed to get my first option, luck it seems is on my side. Last year in constellation with Martyn I found it surprising how much of constellation related to my practice in Maker and helped with the written side of the course and how this will help…