Friday, 17 June 2011

End of Degree Show

Last day of degree show tomorrow, so if you haven't yet had a chance to view the graduates of 2011, do pop in and say hello tomorrow from 11am closing at 4pm.

Friday, 10 June 2011

Open Night

Show opened tonight at 6pm, was wonderful and very busy. Great to see the atmosphere buzzing and business cards flying out the holders. Looking forward to what the future holds now.

My work displayed is featured on my 8 week woodland wonders project which includes the two printed lengths,

and some wall art canvas pieces 

which focus's in on scenes between nature, animals and insects. I really wanted to create fun interesting yet odd scenario's between them and i have developed on these pieces using subtle hand stitch to emphasize and highlight certain aspects from the scenes.

Here are a selected few of the wall arts close ups.

You can also ask to see my portfolio which is on show grounds which feature work across the 3 years at University and also some sketch books.

Show is open for another week yet, so hop on down to the show and see everyone's amazing work :) Show closes on Saturday 18th 4pm. Show times are featured in the post before this.

Online web gallery link for Staffordshire University.

Friday, 3 June 2011

Staffordshire University Degree Show

Well it has come to the time where work will be showcased. 
Details are as follows. Everyone is welcome and there will be refreshments and drinks available. 

Come see the show, there is a lot of amazing work on every course going on.

Assessments have been completed, 
work mounted, but what will be featured i will leave as a surprise for now :) 

and alas my business cards have arrived.

Mapping the world conclusion

Wow, it's been a long while since i've last updated, i have been busy finishing the last straws of university as well as completing the last world map prooject and squeezing in a card project too.

University has finally come to an end. We have had our assessments and the show is currently up waiting for external examiner on the following week.

The World map wall canvas project was a success.

I drew a lot of buildings and symbols based on each country. Inspired by illustrator artists with thin quirky line drawings, experimenting with ink drawings and collage. I mainly concertrated on the shapes of buildings and the patterns within.

I drew the map by hand and was able to re-scale the map through the photo copier to a nice wall canvas size and plotted colours to layout the map colours. I used heat transfer papers to get the right colour and through paper cutting the map out by hand.

Through my development of drawings i was able to place these into my hand drawn map for my final piece wall canvas. The drawings were worked on with photoshop and developed further. This is also hand-stitched and coloured with the heat transfer paper and layered with magic touch using heavy cotton fabric.