Project 1, Stage 4

Project 1, Stage 4

The last stage for project 1 was working from my sketchbooks – again making textural studies. It asked for 4 or 5 images to work from so I then only made 2 textural studies for each. I feel partly guilty that I’m not doing more but I don’t want to go...
Project 1, Stage 3, Exercise 2

Project 1, Stage 3, Exercise 2

Similar to the last project – textural studies except with real objects rather than just images. I’m going to stick photographs of the objects (a flower, a leaf and the dilapidated paper cover of a saw) next to these images on the A3 sheets. Again, I found...
Project 1, Stage 3, Exercise 1

Project 1, Stage 3, Exercise 1

This one asked me to work from visual sources which I used a postcard and magazine adverts. It was a ‘textural study’ so the idea was to capture the ‘feel’ or ‘idea’ of something rather than just copying. I found that easier in some...
Project 1, Stage 2, Exercise 4

Project 1, Stage 2, Exercise 4

Blimey I got stuck on this exercise! It seemed so much to do! The thing I felt most confident on (collage) I left till last then got a massive block and didn’t finish for a long time. I know that the possibilities of each of these methods are endless and want to...
Project 1, Stage 2, Exercise 3

Project 1, Stage 2, Exercise 3

Exercise 3 involved using other media to make marks – first in an exploratory way then coming back to the expressive way.  I tried out all the bits and bobs I have – pencils, watercolour pencils, crayons, watercolour crayons, ink pens, felt tip pens,...