Summer Show 2011

 

Textiles and Fashion Group

 

Jessie Stringer-Fewtrill - Bohemian Rhapsody

I have chosen the theme of Bohemian Rhapsody for my Final Major project assignment. I am fascinated by the links between music and fashion. My research began in New York where I photographed some tattooed and denim clad bikers and as a contrast the high fashion tattooed influenced designs. Body decoration inspired and linked to music was evident which I explored through my project. The connection between street wear and body art was something I wished to develop.


I also visited a Body Art tattooing exhibition at the Warrington museum which I found to be excellent as it linked closely to my ideas.


My photo shoot conveys the theatrical make- up with my completed garments.


I have produced a range of fashion garments inspired by tattoo designs suitable for an individual boutique.

 

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Kevin Boardman - Architectural Detail

I chose to study Architectural Detail as my starting point for my Final Major Project assignment. I responded to the theme by taking a series of photographs on my trip to New York. The varied inspiring detail of the buildings suggested a range of designs which I incorporated into my garments. I have studied the link between architecture and fashion resulting in my sculptural fashion collection.

The overall look was developed around late 80's early 90's street fashion and music to tie in the urban aspect.


My photo shoot was done in an urban environment to demonstrate the connection between my garments and urban architecture.


My range of garments are displayed as a shop window display in a concept fashion store.


 

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Martine Woolley - Architectural Detail

I was inspired by architectural detail and on a trip to Dubai I decided to incorporate both eastern and western architectural detail together. I wanted to create a flamboyant garment that would be a focal point in a catwalk show. I wanted to combine both the pattern and structure of eastern and western dress.


I created a range of draped designs before developing the final garment with the added cutwork detail. My fashion photo shoot conveys the piece in a natural environment.


 

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Mica Hope Phillips - Oriental Culture

I chose the theme of tribal for my initial research and focussed on Oriental design and Culture. I specifically chose this as I visited New York and in Chinatown was captivated by the different artefacts, imagery, patterns and colours evident as I wandered through the streets. On my return I was happy with the range of photographs and decided to develop a range of fashion garments utilising the patterns and colours I had found.


In my photo shoot I planned the location, make up and pose for the models to showcase my designs which have used challenging pattern cutting techniques used by Japanese fashion designers.


 

 

 

Samantha Fearns - 4 Seasons

I intended to produce a range of surface pattern designs inspired by the seasons. After a range of research I produced collections for Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. The designs incorporated ideas exploring different scales and techniques.


I selected Spring to base my interior collection on, covering a chair and making accompanying throws and cushions with a wallpaper design.


I intended that my display should look like an interior showroom window, showcasing my range of interior designs


 

 

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Rebecca Appleby - Reflections and Distortions

I chose Reflections and Distortions as my starting point. On my research trip to New York I photographed a range of buildings inspired by the theme but on my return I wanted to explore a deeper meaning through my viewpoint of the distortion of perception and the mind.


I wanted to convey that simple events and day to day occurrences can distort perceptions and the way we go over things all the time reflects our mood and ability to perceive things accurately.
I chose to produce a range of distorted illustrations of a face, through graphic manipulations, stitch and pencil studies.


I have created a gothic inspired display with broken fragmented images.


 

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Laura Paterson - Kitsch Kitchen

I chose to develop a modern funky’ Kitsch Kitchen’ inspired by the 1960’s Pop Art Movement.


I visited Museums and Galleries such as the Beatles experience in Liverpool to collect my research. This was followed up with market research into surface pattern designs for kitchen wear which helped me to decide on the range of designs and accessories I would create for my kitchen interior.


I produced wallpaper designs, cushions, tea towels, aprons and china printed accessories.


 

 

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Natalie Gavin - A Moment in Time

I chose the theme of ‘A moment in time’, and particularly where Dr Faustus strikes a pact with Lucifer the devil resulting in a range of research and ideas based on the 7 Deadly sins.
After initial mood boards samples and illustrations I decided that I would concentrate on the sin of Greed for my final exhibition.
I produced a flamboyant costume design heavily embellished with beads and shiny fabrics and details- some of the obvious trappings of wealth and the desire for more- Greed


I intended that my display should look like an interior showroom window, showcasing my range of interior designs


 

 

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Chantelle Holland - Undergrowth

I chose to study the theme of undergrowth where I was inspired by butterflies with the detailed colourful wings and to look at the way it is transformed from a caterpillar into a chrysalis and then an exotic butterfly.


I visited museums that have collections and a Butterfly house where I did my preliminary drawings and photographs.
I have produced a fashion garment which has been transformed from pieces of fabric into something beautiful, new and unique.


 

 

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Eleanor Rickers - Moment in Time

I decided to produce a futuristic fashion garment collection inspired by the theme ‘A Moment in Time’ I looked at a range of films, views from telescopes etc in my research and decided to develop a fictional character to base my fashion collection around. This was inspired by ‘The Fifth Element’.


I have created 2 futuristic garments which use a range of construction skills and surface designs.


As an additional accessory I developed some futuristic shoe designs. My photo shoot involved a model with added make up and hair wearing the garments to reflect my futuristic character.


 

 

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Daniel Ellison - Kaleidoscope

I chose the theme of Kaleidoscope for my final major project- where I decided to interpret this as the Kaleidoscope of the mind, the multiple sides to our personalities and the connection to mental health. I intended that I would produce a series of high quality fashion images from this starting point. I tried out different ideas and decided upon a connection to the circus and the way that a mash mash of different people would work there and perform.


I prepared a range of customised garments for a photo shoot and did both location and studio set ups as a backdrop  This included preparing the set, the models the poses lighting etc.


My display evokes a circus tent and inside the padded cell are the range of photographs from my studio set and location an old derelict asylum.


 

 

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Rebecca Dunn - Bohemian Rhapsody

I chose the theme of Bohemian Rhapsody to develop a range of surface patterns that reflected my research into the theme and exponents of the Bohemian look- style icons such as Kate Moss and Sienna Miller.


I was inspired by the 1960’s and 70’s but wanted to bring the eclectic mix of fabrics and patterns into a contemporary context.
I have created a range of designs a fashion garment and accessories which I have displayed as a shop window display. My work is supported by promotional photographs showing the garment in a Bohemian context.


 

 

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Elyse Durr - Bohemian Rhapsody

I have produced a commercial fashion collection inspired by the theme of   Crystal Maze, where I looked at rock formations, crystals and gemstones. I have tried to capture the colours of gemstones and beads throughout my theme.


I have produced a range of surface pattern designs which I have printed onto various fabrics and integrated into the collection. I chose to display the collection of garments like a shop window display.


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Danielle Dunn - Undergrowth

For my Final Major project I chose to follow the theme of undergrowth where I became inspired by folklore and tales of characters hiding in the undergrowth. I looked at fairies and how they have been portrayed in Victorian paintings, drawings and illustrations. I have also looked at illustrations and I have developed a range of children’s costumes inspired by the theme which I then showcased through a range of photographs.


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Samia Jaber - Undergrowth

I initially chose the theme of Undergrowth for my research but on a trip to New York I was able to see the musical   Les Cage Aux Folles where the underground world of sleazy seedy streets with exotic dancers and drag queens prevailed. I decided to develop this idea into a collection of exotic underwear inspired by the dancers and performers


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Charlotte Henshaw - Kaleidoscope

I was inspired by the theme of Kaleidoscope and the range of effects you can see looking through one. My trip to New York was inspirational as the city was so busy that I felt I was inside a giant kaleidoscope. The photographic research enabled me to get a wide range of fragmented images which I then developed towards an interior. I produced a wall hanging table and textile floor lamp. I added lots of detail through shisha glass and beads.


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Michelle Lyons - Up Close and Personal

I chose the theme of Up Close and Personal for my final major project- looking specifically at the detail of flowers. I did drawings and took photographs as a starting point and then decided to develop these into a range of designs for surface pattern.
I have produced a range of silk scarves exploring different silk painting techniques

 

 

 

Fine Art Group

 

Eleanor Monks - Stratergy

For my Final Major Project I have decided to develop a body of work relating to the theme of Strategy and Diplomacy. I have decided to focus my project on interactive games and the strategy behind board games, which reflects the real life competitive nature of being human. I want to explore in depth the word strategy, and diplomacy. I want to blur the lines between reality and the games that deal with strategy and diplomacy, looking at the theme from many different angles. I am interested in the idea of rules and breaking rules, of winning and losing, of the contrasts between conflicts between opposing forces. I want to look at examples of this in contemporary society, and how board games have dealt with these themes.

 


 

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Karl Chester - Class and Hierarchy

I have decided to base my final major project on the theme of class and hierarchy. I am interested in the ways that people are controlled by a pecking order in all aspects of their lives. I will research into a range of class systems and hierarchical structures, looking into who controls what and why. I will look at hidden hierarchy structures like the masons and the illuminate.

I plan to make a series of paintings and drawings that illustrate these hierarchical structures. I will make comparisons between different painting styles on differing scales. I will look at painting as a status symbol and the ways that artists would flatter their subjects prior to the invention of photography. I will look at how the scale of a painting was used as a statement of status and power. I will use formal drawing/ painting techniques and consider more gestural contemporary styles to offer a contrast between status.  I will look at the 60 years of paintings of the Queen, and the different approaches artists have to the same subject. I will look at the drawings of Chuck Close.

Drawing can be a very time consuming process and I will need to be organised enough to allow time to produce a set of work to high standards. I would like to produce a series of paintings, which will require a lot of development work to improve the standards of my painting technique. I would want to progress on to producing outcomes within the first month of the project, so I will need limit the research stage of the project to about 2-3 weeks.


 

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Raphael Panis - Moment in Time

My statement of intent for my Final Major Project is about relating unused space to the Five functions of a building, these are: beauty, Protection, Shelter, Comfort and Warmth. I also used Consumerism as modern industry to a certain building. This will bring the Connection or the flow about the Functions through the picture and materials I used. Also, in modern architecture recycling is a key feature of Construction and helps the environment. If there is no recycling it is bad for the environment. I intend to make seven outcomes symbolising the five function of a building and intending on using different varieties of materials.


The inspiration was eco friendly materials and architecture. I compared Modern architecture to the living conditions and the architecture of the Slum in developing Brazil and Mumbai. The research I will produce is on different styles to understand about architecture through the five functions of a building. My influences for this project were three different artists. These were Daniel Libeskind, with how he built the Imperial War Museum, Rachael Whiteread and Do Hu Suh, with how personal their project was to them. They each inspired me when developing my outcome with the 7 sculptures that I produced. Mumbai and Brazil were another inspiration as my project was based around their shanty towns. The reason that I chose these materials and to research a shanty town is because this is personal to me as I too come from a third world country, the Philippines.       

I used Cans, Paper Books, Glass, Packaging, Shoes, Candle Wax and fabric (jeans) for my project. I plan to do all of this within the set period of time that is given to me. The technique that I plan to use is to relate the 5 functions of a building to buildings that give this meaning to me for example warmth meant to me a church. I then used candle wax that is used in a church to build one of my 7 sculptures. Another example would be the word protection. This meant to me college as here you are given knowledge and education which will then protect you from having a negative future.


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Georgina Mitchell - Sanctuary

I have decided to look at the concept of sanctuary as the starting point for my Final Major Project. The church used to be a place of comfort and sanctuary, but it is becoming less important in peoples lives. We are now distracted by modern life and tend to worship celebrities or pursue technology rather than place our faith in religion and the church. For my project I want to look at these contrasts, mixing traditional materials and techniques with more contemporary approaches, juxtaposing and contrasting historical architectural subject matter and imagery that is more reflective of modern day sanctuaries.

I will begin by researching artists who have a traditional approach to making their work, who may use architecture and churches as their main source of inspiration. I will look at Dennis Creffield, John Piper and John Virtue. I will then contrast this with more contemporary sources like Banksy and Keith Piper. I will look at religion and the conflicts that exist within what should be a very moral institution.

I plan to use oil paint on canvas, as a reference to the traditions of art, and contrast this with a mixed media approach, maybe using stencils and spray paint to highlight the juxtapositions in my work. The subject matter will be equally contrasting, placing traditional subject matter alongside something more contemporary. I will spend 2-3 weeks on research, 2-3 weeks on development and the rest of the time on producing a series of final outcomes.


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Max Mansbridge-West - Box

‘Box’ is the title of my Final Major Project; I will construct a box for producing hidden paintings. I felt when I paint in class I was conscious of people watching the process of the painting which put unnecessary pressure on me which affected the painting, I painted for the audience and not what I felt or thought at the time. When I paint in my room the painting looks genuine and turns in something better than I can produce in class. What I hope to do is produce a room or box where I know no eyes will be watching.

I am inspired by art work that appears in public spaces that needs to be made secretively in secluded spaces. The speed and energy needed to produce work illegally in isolation has a purity that I feel isn’t affected by this sense of being watched. I am really inspired by the graffiti of Samo and his integration into mainstream spaces as Jean-Michel Basquiat.

I have experimented with a whole range of painting processes throughout the course, and I intend to continue to be experimental in my approach to making marks, contrasting fine brush strokes to attacking the painting. I am most likely to be using acrylics, its fast drying and allows the freedom to be experimental, building up texture or layering the painting up.

 

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Megan Ford - Up Close and Personal

For my Final Major Project I’ve chosen to explore different ways of looking at the meaning of ‘Close up and Personal’. The potential of the idea really interests me and it’s something I could throw myself into. An example of controlled social representation of people is on social networking sites, where they can reveal and project themselves as they please. I am interested in how people’s personal space and the boundaries of what they want to reveal can conflict, and how when you get up close and personal to something then you begin to see the real picture.

An initial thought is how an image could be made up of a series of images, for example turning an innocent picture into something disturbing when you look at it up close. This could be represented through a variety of media and processes, using imagery and text as a starting point. Representing the boundary of personal space and show that in the mind that the boundaries are non existent.

I will be leaving social and contextual aspect of the theme open ended because it will leave me to explore different representations of what Close up and Personal could actually mean. I will look at the theme in the context of prejudice, stereotype, taboo, racial and gender. Themes that are evident in the work of Grayson Perry and Chris Ofili. They use images that reveal a contrast or juxtaposition in people’s expectation and subvert it into something that can shock. An example of this is Ofili’s painting of the Virgin Mary, creating a tension between the icons and hiding pornographic images of female genitalia that may offend people of a religious sensibility. All the artists I will be looking at use different techniques that give different interpretations of what Close up and Personal could mean. I’m particularly interested in Gillian Wearing’s work Signs (they say what you want them to say not what someone else wants them to say) because this breaks the boundaries of personal space and by giving the people a choice on whether to take part makes out that the people that do want to express their personal thoughts.


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Samuel Baumer - Moment in Time

The theme that I’ve chosen to look at for my final major project is a ‘moment in time’, I’ve chosen to look at this theme as I feel that there is a several different possibilities of what this theme could mean looking at a single scene in time or an on going scene. However I have chose to look at moving art this will mean me capturing a scene I will start this off by looking at everyday scenes in life such as the way people behave if in there everyday life and there social interaction with one and another whether it be in and environment like a pub where people drink to forget the real world or it be in a work scene where everyone works joint for the sake of having to and how these scenes in life have changed the way we go about our fast paced lives. I will do this by photographing it or quick sketches and then moving on to create an animation that can be played via a TV or some sort of projector.

I have looked at the work produced by William Kentridge his work is my main influence, I like the style of work he has created animated charcoal drawings that look a lot at himself that are usually become very abstract and obscure. I have also looked at BLU a more modern day animator that uses the buildings around him to create a journey of weird things often being born.

I will start off by looking at a scenes in everyday life and then photographing and recording quick sketches of that scene. Once I have chosen a scene to look at I can begin to develop it on a larger scale using maybe a variety of different techniques each time I will have to edit the scene slightly and take a photo of it to get a flowing animation. I will then put the images together to create a moving scene of drawings. I will spend a couple of weeks looking at scenes in the everyday world the trains buses people commuting to and from and I could also look at a more social scene people interacting with each other whether that be in pub or shop. To capture this I can photograph and draw it.


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Kieran Salt - Moment in Time

The title of my theme that I’m going to do for my final major project is called a moment in time and what I’m planning to look at is the war and the propaganda posters that where used to recruit people into the army also the art work that was painted onto the side of the aircraft as a good look charm. What I won’t to produce are a series of drawing and painting and maybe a sculpture. For my drawings and painting I won’t them to be poster size A1. My influences are the political use of the propaganda and how they protrude a totally different message than what they would experience in the war.

My starting point for this project is doing research into propaganda also another area I would look into is the art work that the RAF use to paint onto the side of there aircraft. And also how they use to write things on bullets and bombs.

 


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Hannah Lockwood - Undergrowth

I want to produce an installation piece focusing on the title “undergrowth”. I am going to take this in both a literal and conceptual way. My idea revolves around how undergrowth often consists of objects that have been discarded or hidden beneath hedgerows and bushes. I want to focus on emotional undergrowth, where we take memories and information that we are ashamed about and hide them away in the darkest depths of our minds. We spend a lot of time blocking things out of our minds, especially when it is something particularly painful or embarrassing, but I believe that these things should be celebrated or, at least, remembered because all our life experiences shape who we are or who we want to be. I also want to explore areas of our society that we are ashamed off such as hate, abuse and pornography. I think, as a whole, England is known to be a very “hush hush” society where we find it easier to hide our problems rather than face them head on and I want to produce work which challenges this.


 

 

I am going to look at artists I have come across during the pathway in more detail such as Gillian Wearing, Tracey Emin and Richard Billingham who all took the shameful side of our society and brought it out into the open, almost as if celebrating the darker side of life. I have also discovered other artists through my research such as Rachel Whiteread; who makes casts of everyday objects to capture the “residue of years and years of use” and display it, and Gustav Metzger; who took trees and turned them upside down then set them in concrete to display the areas of trees that we aren’t meant to see. The way he displays the roots makes a metaphorical statement about how our roots are the most important part of us as they show the years of history behind how we are shaped and how we become who we are.


I am aiming to create an installation piece using many different mediums and processes. I want the viewer to be able to interact with the piece and draw on their own experiences through my own. I want to include personal and social elements within it to create a space that everyone can relate to. I want it to be quite “in your face” and controversial with an obvious message rather than something more subtle because I want them to be forced to face the truth. They shouldn’t be able to block this work out of their mind.

 

Design Group

 

Jake Ditchfield - Tone, Shade and Texture

I have decided for my Final Major Project to look into the theme of Tone, Shade and also Texture, in which my project is mainly going to be a technical project in which I would try out a lot of techniques, and it won’t really have a story behind it. I decided to look into this theme as I thought that it was quite interesting and I would be able to have quite a large area of work that I would be able to look into, such as different techniques. During this project I would like to work into creating a set of final photogram prints, in which I would like these prints to have interesting and unique looks to them. I would like my Final Prints to have a very strong interpretation of my theme, as I think that creating Tone, Shade and Texture is very easy to create in photograms.



 

 

My main influence for my Final Major Project was when I went on a college trip to London, in which we went to an exhibition called The Shadow Catchers: Camera-less Photography, in which the exhibition was about some famous artists who had created images using photograms. Adam Fuss and Floris Neususs where the main two artists in the exhibition, these artists where my main inspiration as there work was so unique and interesting, I really like the ways that their work is really bold. My early ideas for this project where to create a set of three large prints, in which I wanted one print to be a photogram, another to be a film photograph and the other to be an interesting scanography piece.

I will try out many different techniques such as photograms, film photography, digital photography, scanography, drawings, paintings, paper making and monoprints. I decided to look into these techniques as I wanted be able to create texture in my images and samples. I think that these techniques that I am looking into are quite interesting and look really effective. I will keep with my time scale of my work in which I will have three weeks of research, I will then move onto the four weeks of design developments, then a week of further developments and two weeks for final pieces. I think that I will be able to work well with my time frame and I think that I will be able to finish off my work.

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Chloe Beck - Time

The theme for my project will be ‘Time’ , I am interested in the way places decay and deteriate over time, I think it is depressing but interesting at the same time that places like sea side resorts have gone from such popular, classy places and have slowly become a bit tacky and depressing.  I look towards producing a collection of strong photographs and drawings using a selection of different medias and along the way I will collect bits and pieces and collect history and stories behind the places and buildings I am working from. By the end of the project I am hoping to produce either a large illustration or collection of illustrations combining photographs, drawings and the objects I collect. I also plan to keep a notepad and write down interesting things I hear whilst I am on my research trip and incorporate them into my illustrations. 


 

 

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Joyce Hewitt - Time

The theme I am going to work on is based on contrasting old buildings from around the time in the early 1900’s. I am going to photograph the buildings from the same locations and how they have changed over 100 years or more. I will also photograph abandoned buildings and focus on details of it and the history of it. I will do this to show how memories are captured in old items that are linked to the building and the people at the time it was used.
I will work toward producing photographs which will capture the theme of abandoned and new. I will produce drawings from the photographs and produce some location drawings. I will also produce some paintings which is linked to my theme of new and old. Next week I am planning on taking photographs at various locations looking for old, new and abandoned building. Places I will go to are Chester, possibly London and around the Warrington area.


 

 

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Zoe Riley - Moment in Time

The theme I am doing for my final major project is a ‘moment in time’. At first I had the idea of doing family history and using from the 1950’s or 60’s as I have an interest in them decades. I thought of using more of photography although I will be experimenting with lots of mixed media in my work. After taking a trip to New York it really inspired me in my FMP as looking through time square and all the different building made me think of changing my idea from family history to 1950/1960’s style of New York and what it was like in that time. A lot of the dinners, shops and buildings were still in the style of classic times in New York. I will be working towards building a scrapbook of mixed media, using photography, images collected for my sketch book of what New York was like and then build my final piece from there.


 

 

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Alexandra Johnston - Travels with a Suitcase

The theme of my project is “Travels With a Suitcase”, I have chosen this as a starting point which has given me ideas for an animation based project. My Initial thoughts are to develop my designs and illustrations to create a humorous and eye catching piece of work, using traditional techniques of 2D animation. I aim to develop a main character to animate into a short clip, the narrative will revolve around the character, his suitcase and his travels. I want my animation to be fun, light hearted and unusual. To form a wide variety of research, I will take photographs of various locations, possible characters and objects to include in my animation. For example, my character could be a dog and the locations could be a forest or a beach. Although this may change over the duration of my design development. I will gather secondary research relating to my chosen title for example, images of maps, suitcases, luggage tags, postcards and any other relevant images to support my drawings. My research will form the basis of all my drawings, which I aim to explore different techniques and styles.


 

 

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Joseph O'Connell - Architectural Detail

I have chosen this as in my opinion it was by far the best theme I used during year 1. It stood out as I have studied urban envioronment and decay in my first year and thoroughly enjoyed. I will look to produce on site photo shoots in Liverpool and Manchester as I believe these two places will have a wide variety of architecture I am looking for. I am in between ideas at the moment and I either wish to produce work on multicultural buildings or buildings through a period of time.

 

I am working towards a photographic finish whether it be a set of prints or a book for example. However, at this point I am not 100 % on what exactly I want it to be given that in a couple of weeks my plans could completely change after I have taken photographs and visited numerous sites.

 

 

 

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Sophie Brown - Photographs as Illusions

Photographs as illusions, how we can look at a photograph and presume that what is depicted in the image is a true reflection of the actual situation of the people within. The semiotics of photographs and how these can purposely convey a different situation than the one which is true.

  1. Looking at old photographs and reproducing new ones, I also will do drawings and paintings to support my photographs. I am interested in instillation art, so I would like to produce something interactive using my photography.


 

 

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Siobhan Hattersley - Photographs as Illusions

  1. The working title that I am going to choose for my final major project is ‘a journey’. I will work towards creating an illustrated diary inspired by my trip to New York; I will work towards recording my journey in a wide variety of media. As a starting point for this project I will take photo graphs of the architecture, people, significant objects and events which may occur during my visit. I will also collect wrappers and receipts whilst on my journey and also keep a diary whilst I am their, building up a day to day account of my trip. I will be taking a vast amount of photographs to draw from and work with. These photographs will form the basis of a lot of my work and I will develop these further manipulating them in Photoshop and light room.


 

 

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Juliette Peet - Photographs as Illusions

  1. The working title that I am going to choose for my final major project is ‘a journey’. I will work towards creating an illustrated diary inspired by my trip to New York; I will work towards recording my journey in a wide variety of media. As a starting point for this project I will take photo graphs of the architecture, people, significant objects and events which may occur during my visit. I will also collect wrappers and receipts whilst on my journey and also keep a diary whilst I am their, building up a day to day account of my trip. I will be taking a vast amount of photographs to draw from and work with. These photographs will form the basis of a lot of my work and I will develop these further manipulating them in Photoshop and light room.


 

 

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Natasha-Louise Kelly - Kitsch Kitchen

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Zara-Ellen Brodrick - Moments in Time

For ‘photograph’s and memories’ I have thought about looking at places of where my family come from also doing a family tree. I have the idea of having pictures with captions on them, so it could become a scrap book of my family’s places and backgrounds of them. The captions will include the best things about what could have happened in their full life and they wanted time to stop so it could go on for longer but they still remember how it was. My ‘Travel with a Suitcase’ idea would be to gather old boxes and suitcases to use to include some of my family’s background inside of them. The artists I am really influenced by Joseph Cornell and Sue Blackwell for this project so far. I really like their works and it draws my attention towards them I think that they are amazing pieces of art work to look at and realise how much hard work has actually gone in to it by them.

 

I am going to use a range of different styles and techniques to develop in my work. For some of my photographs I would like them to show the stages such as the starting point was of black and white, going to colour so you can see the age differences in them. I am going to try out different kinds of textured media for this assignment and to try out a wide range of ideas. This will involve going to family houses and visits to places they have been and taking notes down of where they might have travelled or come from them selves. This will last up to a week’s research for me to gather all information and pictures of where about my family members have been to. I will try and visit the libraries and art gallery and collect information which helps my idea.        


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Hayley Birch - Moments in Time

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