During my research for my final major project, I went to the Victoria and Albert Museum to research about dollhouses and dolls. Within exploring and researching I’ve learnt that the earliest examples of doll houses were found in the Egyptian tombs of the Old Kingdom which consisted small wooden models of furniture, boats, animals, people… Continue reading FMP Trip : V&A Museum of Childhood
Relating to the beyond the limits brief, we were recommended to visit a couple of exhibitions, but me and leon decided to check out the Leonardo Da Vinci : The Mechanics of Genius.
On Wednesday morning me and Leon went to the welcome collection to look and be inspired for our Sensory : Beyond the Limits brief. Within the exhibition it shows recreation of murals and objects found in an 17th century temple of Serpent spirits (Lukhang) located in an island in Tibet. Most of the illustrations show… Continue reading Tibet’s secret temple
In design competition, Marta and Sophie decided to take the exhibition route to display their work to the public and to sell prints and stickers of their own work. Marta displayed her flora of Hyde park collection along with collections of various animals; Where Sophie displayed her portraits along with her selfie collection where she… Continue reading Ginger Moose exhibition
On Friday 29th, we had a hot house talk with a free lancer illustrator named Joe Cruz. He spoke about his experience when he was in university and showed us his final major projects where he incorporated fashion with children’s stories/nursery rhymes. He then spoke about the struggles and hardships he had once he finished… Continue reading Hot House Talk : Joe Cruz
At box park Shoreditch, there was a small exhibition of the work of Holly St Clair. This collection of work was called “Boba Dog” which was being exhibited at Milk tea and pearl a pearl tea store which suits the exploration of the experiences of being half Asian growing up in London. Boba dog shows… Continue reading Boba dog exhibition
During my trip to the V&A I encountered a section that looked like that can relate to my dissertation. The cult of the cute (kawaii) took off from Japan during the 1970s. Initially a fad of young girls now crosses the generations to a certain extent, the sexes. The use of colours and the customisation… Continue reading V&A Trip
Tamago buddies is a collaboration between two award winning artists Mami Kim was born in Japan and trained as an architect and Joe Hardy who trained as a fine artists in London. They both produced screen prints combines Japanese Showa- era color with onomatopoetic sounds found in Mangas.
Back in the first year we’ve used a method working which is known as “Typology” typology is a photographic collection depicting a collection of objects/places with a similarity. Normally a typology is assembled by observation, collection, naming and category During the Christmas holiday I decided to play around and went out to capture the image… Continue reading Bringing back typology
Last Friday I paid a visit to an fair where illustrators/designers gather and sell their work. It was an interesting experience to see illustrators and their methods of working. Two artists; Marine Quenetain and Tamago buddies appealed to me the most because of the theme of their work. Marine Quenetain : Website Tamago Buddies :… Continue reading The London Illustration Fair