After my studio assessment from last semester I realised that there were many aspects of my studio practice that were unresolved and I felt that I was detracting from my original intentions. After I had a tutorial with one of my Lecturers I decided that I would start to experiment using the objects I made… Continue reading Studio-semester 2
At this point in the process in terms of my failed attempts to make a proper mould of a full baby or even of its limbs or head I felt there was only one other option that I could try considering the time frame I had in front of me. This option was simply placing… Continue reading Studio- Final Stage
To try to continue the process of making plaster ‘replicas’ of the baby dolls bodies or fragments of them I attempted to make a Vinyl Mould of a baby’s leg, this is a mould made out of Rubber with an outer layer of plaster to give it rigidity. Vinyl moulds can be very useful as… Continue reading Studio-Vinyl Mould?
Through doing sampling for this project I had realised that I would like to include metal which is thicker than the wire that I had used previously, an following on with the idea of consumerism I decided to use some old fence post markers made from Steel Rod that I had previously salvaged from a… Continue reading Workshop- Main project
At the start of this Workshop module we were given the theme of pairs or multiples in which to create work around. Unfortunately I missed quite a lot of the initial skills tutorials due to illness so I had to come up with an idea for this theme based upon the skills I already had.… Continue reading Workshop- (main project) Samples
Through mould making using Mod Rock I realised that that style of process takes too long and produces things that are either too delicate or are only one offs so I decided to try press moulding as an experiment instead. This experiment is shown below: I laid out a piece of scrap, wet, yet mouldable… Continue reading Studio-new stage continued….
From this stage on I will be creating work based around a new idea for the rest of the semester. My idea; I am interested in the human psyche; the specific elements which bring us back to our primal instincts and also the associations that those primal instincts give us in relation to imagery. I… Continue reading Studio work- the new stage