Category Archives: Project 4

Project 4 – Stage 3 Supplementary

Back in January when I was working on my designs I speculated what this design would look like extended out and made into an all over swirl. Having now completed my Photoshop course I have taken this piece and repeated … Continue reading

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Project 4 – Review

Q:  Did you manage to ‘make space move’? A:  Yes I think I did.  I particularly like the piece entitled Increasing confusion.  The squares start off in a neat pile and then begin drifting away and I feel helpless to … Continue reading

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Project 4 – Stage 4

Developing design ideas. I have chosen two of the designs I looked at in Stage 3 to develop further. I’ve already looked at this from various directions so now I am taking some of the parts and redeveloping them into … Continue reading

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Project 4 – Stage 3

Selecting from drawings for developing design ideas. Here I was asked to select at least four drawings, or parts of drawings, and look for an interesting combination of marks and shapes which have the potential for further development. I started … Continue reading

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Project 4 – Stage 2 Exercise 4

Drawing from real objects. I set up my collection of objects, moved them around many a time, and looked at them for a while before deciding what I wanted to try to show in my drawing interpretation. The brief is … Continue reading

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Project 4 – Stage 2 Exercise 3

Using different media to emphasise final design from Exercise 2. Each sample has been done on a watercolour postcard with a pronounced grain (is that called a tooth?). The first  is dry media using Stabilo Softcolor pencils.  The coverage is very approximate … Continue reading

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Project 4 – Stage 2 Exercise 2

Emphasising a point of view in drawing. In my chosen image it is the shapes which most interest me and that is where I have concentrated. I took my simplified design from exercise 1 and inverted the colours on the computer … Continue reading

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Project 4 – Stage 2 Exercise 1

Looking at aspects of a previously selected drawing. My source drawing is to the left. Surface Texture:  I concentrated on the background.  Samples include stippled fabric using a wing needle to produce small holes, paper punched with an awl to give ticker-tape … Continue reading

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Project 4 – Stage 2 Preparation Supplementary

Reverse images. When putting my work away from the last exercise I saw that the Sharpie markers had been fully absorbed by the paper I was working on and I had some brilliant reverse images on the back.  What a … Continue reading

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Project 4 – Stage 2

Preparation – Looking for shapes and drawing I’ve been working on the drawing below on and off for about a week now, as and when the fancy takes me.  I think it’s coming along well and I’m enjoying it.  Whilst I … Continue reading

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Project 4 – Stage 1

Introduction and preparation. This stage is about ‘making space move’.

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