mutotions

So, can one went on last night. Can two went on at lunchtime. Can three went on at 4:15. Rain started at about ten past five – huzzah! beat the elements! it looks bloody repulsive ūüėČ it’ll be so much fun taking it into college tomorrow – like a doofus i left the fixing ring…

‘ello muto…

right, effectively my final piece is due…. (drumroll…) wednesday. Ha ha ha ha ha ha haaaaaaaaaaaa. I’ve been cracking on with SkinFlick, which will be presented in a mutoscope (a.k.a a ‘What the Butler Saw’ machine). This is what they’re supposed to look like: So far, this is mine; the plan is to soak fabric…

the saga so far…

Right. You recall how yesterday I was wittering on about my Thursday morning deadline, argh, etc, blah. Well, that became…. Drumroll… 3 pm today! haaahahahaaaahahahhahaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! So, rather than work on the other ideas i’ve been thinking about I’ve submitted ‘Under my Skin’ as my proposed final major project… eek. A couple of hastily photoshopped images…

New brief, new ideas…

Following the sculpture brief we’ve been given a performance art project to work on.¬† So far I‚Äôve had a few ideas for this brief ‚Äď the first was a visit to my old addresses in Walsall, preceded by my memories of the sites. I planned to attach a camera to the handlebars of a bicycle,…

Assessment done, but the Garret rumbles on

I passed my assessment! hip hip huzzah, and many thanks to Yoke & Zoom, Justin, Alan, Andy, Steve and Cathy, all the people on the HNC/D and apologies to everyone i growled at along the way – Ta.¬† I did the sculpture of my roof as planned, and here are the promised pictures! I was…

resuming my modeling career

‘ey up, Well, yesterday I discussed the models I was making, and to be honest, they turned out ok. Slight masses of pva getting stuck to the tubes i was using as supports, but other than that a reasonably successful experiment – I also tried a bamboo/gutter mesh tripod, pics follow… ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† I also did…

School Trip to Euskadi

Well, I finally got to see a tiny bit of the world – the college organised a trip to Bilbao, with a day trip to San Sebastian. I’ve never eaten so much fish! Tapas rocks, my thighs ache from the many many steps and my¬†passport¬†will certainly get a lot more use. I missed everybody though,…

Winter Show, Site specific sculptures and stuffishnesses

With all the Winter Show gubbins I’ve been woefully¬†neglectful¬†of the site specific sculpture project… although I did find the time to sort out a couple of little projects in that area that i¬†thought¬†were interesting. Louise Edwards (whose blog can be found here) at college has been doing some really interesting stuff with sandwich boards and…