Dissertation

With Third year starting in September and Dissertation hand in deadline in February/March there is a time to get things done for the dissertation and the time is now. Through the options that were available for the dissertation being 8,000 to 10,000 word 6,000 word and a physical object Written dissertation and accompanying presentation Written…

The Medal Expectation review project

The original medal didn’t come out as good as I had hoped and unfortunately wasn’t able to be put forward for the BAMS competition of 2016 but the roughly quality wise version made it in to Craft in the Bay and was one of the few that were selected to go on the official page…

Dissertation planning progress

Having spoken to Martyn before the end of term 2 on Maker I discussed with him the ideas in relation to Dissertation, like the two previous essays I feel that to really focus myself on the dissertation and get the best results marks wise at the end introducing a heavy element of practical experimentation which…

Notes from meeting

Today with a group of fellow makers we discussed as a group with Jon our ideas for the projects that we are seeing through to completion and the progress with them. breaking it down into individual projects¬†I summarised that :- Bams medal was now in Craft in the Bay but I am hoping to redo…

Tutorial with pip

This is the first of a weekly tutorial race, as we are now approaching the final months of second year and the realities and implications of third year become more present these 20 or so minute sessions will help focus what will be in the end of year presentation and what will be in the…

Faking It Field review

Despite a bit of a unbalanced start i really enjoyed the faking it project. It was a great opportunity to mix with fellow students from different courses art related in the university, which was of great value to be able to bring different experiences and understanding of materials and techniques from different disciplines. I really…

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…

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…

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…

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…

PDP activities

Using the material of glass as a basis my interactions with the material as part of a “dance of agency” perception I collect the piece from the stored collection in the cupboard and place it on the carpented surface of the table, next I clean the piece and check for any damages such as chips…

Revealing the language (pdp)

As part of todays lecture of using drawing as a material and the base elements of such materials, we individually drew a shape on a piece of paper in this case a circle using the desk to keep on the pressure, then we were asked using a buddy to draw a smaller or larger version…