The Medal statement

The medal shows imagery of a hand and the sprout of a tree and no the other side a tree fully grown with the lettering YOUR FUTURE YOUR CHOICE around the outside. the medal focuses on the idea of sustainability and the human mind in the sense of are we planting the seed for our…

Setting up second year

Second Year setup has arrived and half of my outcomes have been set up ready for tomorrow. I feel more confident with what I have achieved and my abilities this year and hope this will reflect in the exhibition in my tutors and my marks. I wouldn’t want to guess what my overall grade will…

Make Your Mark woes

Going in on the weekend to take my pieces out of the kiln and place them over the top of the backwashed slumps taken from a bowl I discovered a rather unexpected result.   For reasons I dont entirely know large bubbles have formed in both the pieces that have in a sense to me…

Delight in Light Statement (Rewritten)

My light (Creative Spark) is a transportable and movable bedside lamp for all children between the ages of 4-8,the piece is intended to be used as a light as well as a holder for pencils,felts and other materials on the go and when at home, having materials attached is a unique selling point and being…

Delight In Light Statement (draft)*

My entry for the Delight In Light project titled (Creative Spark) is intended for an audience of children of both sexes between the ages of 4-8 the concept of the piece is to be a bedside table lamp that acts as a lamp but also a storage unit and portable material carrier of pencils,felts and…

Defining Practice 500 words review

My two options for my field projects this year have affected my studies by making me more aware of the working world outside of the bubble of university and how the skills, processes and techniques I have learnt on Maker and the individual technicians with a bit of adjustment can be used in different surroundings,…

Defining Practice 500 words of Field Projects

Submitting my 500 word reviews of both my field projects is worrying incase I make a fool of myself or dont correctly explain what I want to get across, With that out of the way I must now write a 500 word account of how the two projects have affected me in preparation for end…

Faking It 500 words rewrite

Having taken the Work Experience option and undertaken a placement in a Props company  I was really looking forward to the Faking It project and whatever the results of the project would be. For Faking It We put ourselves into groups across our varying practices and picked a book by Roald Dahl to celebrate the…

Work Experience 500 words rewrite

Initially I was hesitant about picking the work experience option for field due to difficulties reaching companies to take me on and im glad I did as I was able to take my placement at Wild Creations a prop making and set company on the outskirts of Cardiff who made the Rugby ball  as an…

Exhibiting

Now at the point where things are a few days from exhibition everything is running smoothly and will be ready bar putting on the display tuesday. I’m not sure what the feedback will say about the work although im hoping they will see the time and effort that has gone into making everything as best…

The Daily Grind

Today has been a setback and move forward day for me nothing out of the usual there then. I’m happy to say that the plan of doing something for every outstanding project is working well there are a few snags here and there but regardless of what happens these will come anyway. Here’s how they’ve…

Make Your Mark Website prototyping

Whilst waiting for my materials to hopeful actually be delivered this time I began to research into the possible methods of exhibiting my work digitally to promote the works that will be in exhibition for the deadline on the 1st June. Due to all my pieces not being ready yet putting images on the website…