Category Archives: ASSIGNMENT 1

Tutor Report – Assignment 1

Tutor Report – my own reply to my tutor’s comments where applicable is in italics immediately after the paragraph or comment. Overall Comments Jane you have made a really enthusiastic start to the course, well done. You should continue with … Continue reading

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SYNOPSIS FOR ASSIGNMENT 1

SYNOPSIS FOR ASSIGNMENT 1 My experience for this first part of the course has been one of a journey that has been a combination of discoveries, excitement, frustration and a huge learning curve but one that I thought I would … Continue reading

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Reflection on Project 2 and general reflection on whole assignment

At the end of Project 2 I am asked to reflect on it and ask individual questions – these alone have raised a few interesting questions for me and unexpected answers which are very different to what I would have … Continue reading

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Project 2 – Developing your marks – Stage 6

USING THREAD AND YARNS TO CREATE TEXTURES The course notes state that you can make your own yarns from fabric, rags, stockings, polythene, leather or dyed muslin strips cut, torn or twisted together. I had already discovered how effective this … Continue reading

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Project 2 – Developing your marks – Stages 4 – 5

STAGE 4 – PREPARING TO CREATE TEXTURES As the course notes say through out I am becoming very much aware of textures in both my sketches and in life around me generally – I am taking more photos of texture … Continue reading

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Project 2: Developing your marks – Stages 1-3

For Project 2 the idea was to develop the drawing marks made and learnt in the first project into stitch and although I was originally going to use a combination of machine and hand embroidery I eventually decided to stick … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Project 1

I have done a little mark making before but not in this way or to this in depth so understood the theory and the reasons behind the exercises but also found some surprisingly difficult. What I found difficult was in … Continue reading

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