Blog post on the visit to the British Museum Core Workshop week (2)

These drawings were made on Friday with very short time.I think these drawings look quite abstract and the style of Picasso which I need to research.I have learnt to combine my drawings with sculptures and people as I have gained a new drawing style.I think these illustrations were useful to draw as I have learnt … Continue reading Blog post on the visit to the British Museum Core Workshop week (2)

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Week 5 Design Competition Work-shop with Natasha

Today we had different tasks using our design skills and thinking.We had come up with our ideas in relation to the Summer Show project. We planned out our ideas in relation to the Summer show project. For example, we decided to produce a lots of arts and craft work for this week.Additionally we thought to … Continue reading Week 5 Design Competition Work-shop with Natasha

Blog post-Tomb of The Unknown Craftsmen Exhibition which took place at the British Museum in 2012

I have read and watched Grayson Perry's article which was quite interesting to watch.He was talking about his experience by visiting the British Museum.He also said: many people visit the museum to see objects which are memorable and old.In addition, he also said that there are more than 100 objects of arts which are from … Continue reading Blog post-Tomb of The Unknown Craftsmen Exhibition which took place at the British Museum in 2012

(Week 4 – Research on my Activists story)

I have decided to focus on Sylvia Pankhurst. I was thinking to connect her story to my Mom. My Mom had a arranged marriage when she was young. She never thought to say no I don't want to get married as many years ago arranged marriages where happening and the womens never worked or studied. … Continue reading (Week 4 – Research on my Activists story)

Work-shop with Susanna – This session was in relation to our themes, for this project

For this work-shop, I have briefly discussed my ideas in relation to my Activism project.I have received good feedback from Susanna. My plan was in relation to Sylvia Pankhurst and how she could be related to Indian cultures. My Mom and Sylvia Pankhurst have both connections in relation to the topic "Vote for Women". I … Continue reading Work-shop with Susanna – This session was in relation to our themes, for this project

Blog post on Roland Barthes, The Rhetoric of the Image.

This essay is quite interesting as Ronald Barthes describes in his text how image and text can be communicated into different ways.Image and text has to have a meaning and purpose.If the image is good but it doesn't communicate then what's the purpose of the image? Additionally,can be communicated through signs as that's which Ronald … Continue reading Blog post on Roland Barthes, The Rhetoric of the Image.

Week four with Michelle-Adobe Illustrator Practical session

Today I had a really good work-shop as I have learnt to work digitally. However, I enjoy designing illustrations by hand and transfer them on the computer.I found it very useful to work on the computer as I have learnt to colour and trace my images on Adobe Illustrator which wasn't hard at all. Now … Continue reading Week four with Michelle-Adobe Illustrator Practical session

Letter-press workshop on the Computers with Kim

For this work-shop, I was very stressed as I am very bad with typography. However, this work-shop worked very well as I have learnt to choose some extremely lovely typefaces.I have designed a poster which has a white space but has a extremely interesting type and I think I will choose the same type for … Continue reading Letter-press workshop on the Computers with Kim

(Design Principles and Fundamentals)

For this lesson, we were encouraged to come up with ideas in relation to design ┬áprinciples. Ricardo was questioning what are the principles of design? So we answered: It was colour, movement, pattern, balance, contrast, hierarchy, emphasis and repetition. I found this work shop useful as it helped me to come up with ideas in … Continue reading (Design Principles and Fundamentals)