Exhibition talk with Pip and Huw

Yesterday as the end of second year arrived I had a short meet and discuss tutorial regarding the content on display in the exhibition, from my understanding this was to highlight your year and what you want to continue into next year and what you have learnt about yourself next year. I was nervous for…

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…

The exhibition

By the end of the academic year for my own future reference I am aiming to have in the end of year exhibition :- My updated BAMS medal displayed with the rest of Maker Level 5 medals on a separate aspect of the exhibit and my studio book with my display setup.   My completed…

End of week breakdown

This week has seen quite a few things going on through practically all the projects in consideration to outcomes and the exhibit as follows For Bams I need to do two more coats of molochite before burning out, bronze pouring and pettining the surface so far everything has gone to plan and I hope it…

Breakdown of projects

From Monday in order to keep on track with the workload every Monday and Friday I will post the progress of each project and what I need to do to achieve this by the following week and the deadline and at this stage this is the progress :- Work Experience – For Work Experience I…

Change of Plans

Given the shortening deadline and the problems that have been cropping up as they do with the projects and has made me rethink what I want to put in the exhibition for the end of second year Maker. Faking It – For Faking it due to the size of the overall piece Pip has stated…

Faking IT Checklist

After all the frantic rushing to get things done myself and the group got the feedback from Bethan the Subject Leader for the Faking It project for Field As shown we managed to achieve a 2:1 equivalent with our skills very nearly hitting a first level which is a level I haven’t been able to…

Planning Ahead

With a short amount of time to go I have decided to regularly at least three times a week to blog about each project from field projects to the projects in relation to maker which to put into context includes :- Delight in Light lamp Project – Maker BAMS medal project – Maker Make your…

Making Progress

Like last year we have reached the point where 3rd year makers and students across the courses and disciplines are putting up there end of year exhibitions. This means that there is a lot of stressing and difficulty getting into workshops due to technicians helping with setup, which is a blessing to catch up on…

Faking IT Project Review

Faking IT ended up having the highest mark quality so far in two years of study with an overall 2:1 that very nearly was a 1st. The set had great feedback on the look and the characters, and ended up being requested for display in the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay as shown For…

Touch Trust

Touch Trust is a charity centred in the heart of Cardiff Bay that helps and supports the families and the individuals that suffer with learning disabilities and other such conditions that make it difficult to interact with others, but thanks to Touch Trust this is no longer the case. The Trust gets individuals involved through…