After having a tutorial with my tutor Anna at the end of last term and talking through my concerns and queries for the year ahead, i feel relieved, being set a project that i think is exactly down the lines of things i enjoy and subject matter i hope to pursue. 197 more words
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This torso study was a response to what I had noted about Tim Shaw’s figures (see previous post). It is certainly is my most convincing figure so far. Anatomically more accurate, a better size, a better use of wax and a better armature. Now I’ve just got to figure out how to make more than just anatomical models. Still progress though!
Writing Tip: Rewriting and Editing Your Creative Writing Project
Rewriting and editing helps to tighten up your work. But it can be difficult – what to chop and when to stop may not be clear, and you may change your mind more than once during the process. 212 more words
As previously discussed, I like the ambiguity of figures overlapping and slipping between direct figuration and abstraction. As such, I have begun modelling these maquettes. I think this is partially the result of the excitement that I will be visiting Rachel Kneebone’s new sculptures at the White Cube in a few weeks! Are they working yet? No, I don’t think so; but I’m not particularly worried. I think the aim for my work this holiday is to get confident with materials and working three-dimensionally so that come September I don’t have to spend the first few weeks stumbling around doing just this…