Wednesday, 29 December 2010

Module 4 ch1-ch3ch

Chapter 1 

Media research
I had to collect any examples of ‘media’ items that could inspire myself within the MEDIA theme of the Module 4. 2. such as paper clips, stamps, envelopes, writing inks, pens.Than I had to arrange a collection of items , photos, photocopies, rubbings, drawings on a background to design a collage I had to include items of colour to suggest a colour scheme later on in the Module My colour scheme for this Module comes from the inky blues , the bright orange and turquoise from the stamps and the yellow-brown colour from the brown paper

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The collage from wrapping paper envelope linings and poststamps which I got the last weeks before christmas

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                                                  Thorned stamps from new and old envelopes

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Lettering research
A collage from an old letter which I got from my mother many years ago, a chinese and chyrillic letters and a copie from a newspaper article: The words become picture. I edit the collage with photoshop

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   Different styles of lettering , edit with photoshop using a selection of coloured and scanned papers 

CHAPTER 2

LETTERING DESIGNS
I had to choose a letter or simple word to make their marks with different drawing methods to experiment with the different drawing tools and in different styles of lettering .
  
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from top to bottom :
with a pen made of cardboard -with a pen made of the corner of a check card -I used edge of card to repeatedly stamp lines to form each letter shape.- With a wide brush .-With a Q-tip and overpainted with a bleach pen. -With cutted snips in the edge of card

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 I used the same tools as before ,dipped in bleach and overpainted with these blue ink

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      Bottom right. A rubbing from a linocut, overpainted with black ink and than overpainted with bleach

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     I applied PVA glue to the paper using an edge of card and a thin brush;after drying I overpainted
with blue ink; I let it dry.and than it was overpainted with crayon with a contrast colour to highlight the
relief surface of the dried glue. At the button , I applied glue by squeezing through tiny snip in corner of a polythene bag - drag blue ink across and a colour wash with watercolour raised glue surface. A contrast
crayon was used to highlight relief further  

           
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BLOCKS OF WRITING
close writing each word - each row overlaped Each letter was lined up with the previous line I wrote alternate words up side down The words were moved forwards slightly every row to give a diagonal
effect I wrote diagonally, crossing over other lines of words


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DOODLING
I added patterns to the same shape in each word The left hand follows the reight hand . Left=red colour, right= blue I added a pattern edited with photoshop from letters to the negative spaces between the letter
shapes The letters became bigger and were emphasized with a second colour I selected the diagonal lines to
extend the letter A with added lines.

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A collage of two blocks of lettering one cut up and I combined it with another block.


 Rubbings

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The letter A got a raised surface with PVA drawing .I used this raised letter to make rubbings with crayon. I position the paper at different angles to turn the writing up-side-down rubbing in different directions to get different marks with the crayon one particular shape was linked up in the word to form a new pattern
( see the next picture) I overlapped the rubbings, moving the paper very slightly

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                             The new pattern from a linked up shape fom the letter A

Combined collage of several different blocks
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                                                      Like a patchworkblock









PATTERN MAKING WITH LETTERING USING THE COMPUTER

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                          I used the edited letters TGHS from chapter one making apattern

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                                                                 The ready pattern

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                                                           Another pattern from V WandX

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                                                     very small pattern elements


Module 4 chapter 3

GRIDS
I had to make a collection of different types of grids, meshes and nets that
could be made from any material


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From left to right:
Linen,jute,hessian,tea strainer,fish net,gauze,net for paper making,colour strain,net for onion, and for oranges, stramin

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