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Research point 4.1

The first part of this research point involves how many contexts of textiles I can find and taking photographs – this will be an ongoing point which will be upgraded over the course of the assignment due to practicalities. It … Continue reading

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Project 5 Context – initial notes

This is a project I am immediately interested in due  to my art history studies – how the context of a piece of art may change how we view it.  My course notes make reference to how we traditionally feel … Continue reading

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Self-appraisal and critical reflection on Part 3

This assignment has not been an easy one in terms of at times it has felt like a hard slog but that is in part due to my medical diagnosis which caused me to loose focus and concentration for a … Continue reading

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Exercise 3.5 Constructing a cloth

This exercise was all about constructing a cloth through firstly deconstructing fabrics – to be honest I looked forward to this as I was able to tear or cut to my hearts content and it almost felt childlike to do … Continue reading

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Exercise 3.4 Weaving

Right from the beginning I will happily admit I enjoyed this exercise considerably more than the previous one!  I discovered a love of weaving in A Creative Approach and spent some considerable time making a rough but effective A-frame tapestry … Continue reading

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Constructing textiles and the crochet coral reef

Before starting on three exercises regarding constructed textile samples the course material instructs me to watch a talk by Margaret Wertheim on a project that she did with her sister Christine – they constructed a crochet coral reef which sounded … Continue reading

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Exercise 3.3 Knitting and crochet

This exercise is the first of 3 concerning constructed textiles and is with a view to translating some of my visual research from Part 2 into constructed textile samples – this is where I have made the mistake of not … Continue reading

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