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Exploring Ideas: Assignment 1 Cultural Fusion – Review

Do your finished samples fulfil your expectations?  To what extent do they reflect the initial research that you undertook for this assignment?  Can you see a clear line of progression from source material to preliminary ideas and finished samples or … Continue reading

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Cultural fusion – Stage 4 Conceptual & Expressive Piece

“Personal Messages” Totems My conceptual piece is about visual messages and how best to display these.  I was first drawn to this idea by the work of John Dahlsen and the impact his groupings of vertical poles had on me.   … Continue reading

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Road signs – Rosalie Gascoigne

Rosalie Gascoigne 1917- 1999 I first came across this Australian artist on-line whilst researching ideas for my road sign totems.  I wondered about the cut up yellow retro-reflective road signs she had reworked into fragmented and incomprehensible art pieces.  Was … Continue reading

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Cultural Fusion – Stage 3b Creating a Portfolio

Road Signs Totem Design. These samples are all visual story ideas for my more conceptual and expressive totem piece that will be developed in stage 4. Concentrating on road sign imagery I have started designing some of my own.  These … Continue reading

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Cultural Fusion – Stage 2c Contemporary design totem development

While working on my lizard totem samples I’ve been considering designs for a contemporary totem.  I am very taken with the work of John Dahlsen and the messages he is portraying.  He is trying to make the world aware of … Continue reading

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