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The last part of the multidisciplinary project – finally! I chose to do some stamps because they are important in travel and leisure I kept with the gambling/seaside theme and created a fruit machine inspired design from lino Here is the first of the series – 3 pairs (unusual as usually 2 is a pair!) I was glad to get to do some more linocutting before the end of the year – as I have said before, I...

It’s been a whole month today since I posted – oh how I have missed blogging! (Not really… I’ve been doing my FMP journal online everyday, but it’s still not the same – I can’t really ramble on like I can here!) I thought I would put you out of your misery, as my last post asked a question: ‘What can you make with….. …A Morrison’s Value mixing bowl A metre of green ribbon An...

Here’s a question for you: What can you make with….. …A Morrison’s Value mixing bowl A metre of green ribbon An A1 sheet of green card An A4 sheet of red paper A black polystyrene pizza packaging tray A metre of white cotton material and A Poundland Solar Panel Garden Post Light? (which I got I.D.ed for because apparently it could be used as a weapon so you need to be 21 to buy it – so...

Carrying on from part 1… I am thinking about some Graphic representations of gamblings sayings ‘Cheap thrills, only 2p’ or some old fashioned fairground cries… ‘Roll up, Roll up’, ‘Prize everytime’ That crazy, colourful, word art style typography which reminds me of the fair, the circus and the seaside all rolled into one… That last picture of the carousel – It’s so hideous and hard to read!! Euk! But it is typical typography of a fairground ride!...

As the second part of our Visual Art Award (follow up to Printmaking) we have been set a multidisciplinary project. This means that we can choose to use a range of disciplines from the ‘art’ family: Textiles, Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography, 3D, Painting, Collage…. I can’t think of anymore? haha The theme is Leisure which means, that like last time, it could be anything: Travelling, Cooking, Gardening, Collecting…. you name it, someone in the world...

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