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Category: Planning

Thoughts about projects and last day of term fun. (The pix)

 

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Thoughts about projects and last day of term fun.

By the time I actually manage to write these blog posts sometimes the thoughts therein have gone round and round and round and I hardly know where anything is, but I’m trying to make sense of what I want to do with my work and the opportunities I have at the studio.
This post will be a place marker for some serious considerations of projects I’ve been fighting with over time and their likely next step. Hop to the next post to look at pictures, both past and present, if you want to skip all my blathering.

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Bears in a window 1

When I mentioned Bears in a window a couple of weeks ago I wasn’t thinking very hard about the subject – it was just another series of sketches in my Window book. But saying something about the motif, meant I was doing something about it, and over the weeks I‘ve discovered that I had a lot of assumptions about it that I hadn’t acknowledged.

Working through them, has (will) undoubtedly produced a better work, but it’s not going to be anything like what I thought it might be.

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Cactus status 2017

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Through glass darkly

I don’t have any pictures of the flats I briefly stayed in during 2008 because my hard drive died. I do have sketches though and thought that they might make a good window print. I was feeling particularly disconnected at the time and looking out from this cool grey room at the verdant spring growth summed up a lot of things. Read the rest of this entry »

Upcycling – Part 2

The plot thickens. Or maybe it’s just the overall level of confusion and wilful ignorance.

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Signaling from mars

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oragne?/orange… and that’s a little book of Fabriano paper, the one thing in this project that isn’t orange 

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Paper Fights

It half terms so I am catching up on things.

I’ve just spent an hour fighting with this piece of paper. Read the rest of this entry »

Research…

 

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Getting ideas to stick

I’ve run out of words for J11D so i’ll show you a whole lot of pictures with some comments, including details of the Turkish Map Fold.

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