Second week Breakdown

Much like last week finding the balance of juggling all the projects is not easy and things aren’t exactly running as smoothly as hoped here’s the low down :- Bams – the silicone moulds are finishing off and the wax casts will be put together hopefully by the end of this week – the wax…

Essay Dissertation

So now the moment has come to decide what our written dissertation of third year before graduation will be about, plus whic dissertation lecturer we will be assigned to based upon what we want to talk about individually and their expertise. For my essay I am interested in the area of technology and making, in…

Visiting the Mariott (Faking IT)

Today as the representative of the group I visited the MarriottĀ Hotel to get an idea of the spaces in the location that would be suitable for the ideas that we had at this early stage. There wasn’t much arguing over where everyone wanted to go and we pretty much all settled and agreed with a…

Faking IT AGE Cymru/Sharing ideas

Age Cymru is a Cardiff based charity organisation that aims to get those who are unable to get out and about so much for whatever reasons and circumstances these may be. The Faking it Project I believe is entering its third or fourth year as a project within Cardiff Metropolitan and in collaboration with AGE…

Faking It meeting

The official first day of the faking it experience having spoken to Bethan regarding the project whilst still in first year I was really happy to get this field option and looking forward to what would come from it. to start things of on a slow pace cos you know that won’t be the case…

Wax Tree

With a Deadline of three weeks as of Tomorrow for the end of the first week of february for the medal things are heating up, Currently I am halfway through the parts needed for the medal and the tree and my aim is to have them done by wednesday of this week and have the…

Work Experience Feedback

In comparison to the other fellow student that were in my group I dont know what the average feedback was but despite the unforeseen and rather annoying circumstances the feedback was overall satisfactory mark wise which is a 2:2 mark for context and ideas and a 2:1 for ideas which I was surprised about considering…

Idea for the lamp

Looking through existing lamps through different categories such as Male/Female/Unisex/Adult/Teenager/Child Sports/Arty/Subject based/Interactive/Adjustable/ Size/shape/influence/cost/material/purpose These were just a few of the starting points. At first I felt that I couldn’t straight away think right this is the influence, these are the materials and bob’s your uncle this is the completed piece. But early on i thought…

Term 2 begins Second Year

Coming back to term two there isn’t really much that needs to be done, the books are reasonably up to date apart from a few tweaks, blog is relatively up to date, medal needs to be put on wax tree and liquified, but no one else is at this stage yet so not really behind…

essay feedback

I must admit I struggled with the layout of my essay structuring even though martin my constellation tutor liked and pretty much told me to stick with the idea so I will take on board the advice given. I was intending to use more than one material and was intending to discover how an object…