I've worked on a few drafts of this. I began as always transcribing the words into a word document, this time from my glossary of tabu terms from the Haaf fishermen, found first quoted by MacFarlane, then in my Shetland Glossary bought online from the Shetland Times bookstore. ‘Shetland Words’, A dictionary of the Shetland … Continue reading Shetland glossary- visual poetry
This project has been moving through different phases; research, exploration, conception, development, model and mould making, slip casting, firing, photography, discussion, reflection, slip casting of black parian, firing, photography, reflection, and lastly the discussion of how to communicate the work in the final showing in the 'show'. At this point I decided to try to … Continue reading Point of reflection
I took the first two fired pieces on site to see how the work will look when photographed in the timber ponds. I wanted to look at the work reflected in the water, how the work frames the view, how the texture of the parian works with the seaweed and sand. I went near sunset … Continue reading Photography and reflection
I've been exploring the profiles of the timbers by tracing elevational studies onto photographs. Photographs taken with iPhone 7, imported into Adobe Draw, iPad Pro, traced over using apple pencil. Edited in Adobe Illustrator CC2019 and Adobe Photoshop CC2019.
I decided to sketch some of the profiles of the timbers. Looking at them closely they are much more rugged and covered in seaweed than I have remembered. I sketched groupings, in elevation, similar to the group below, concentrating on their outline and the space between them. then played with one of the profiles in … Continue reading Profiles/outlines/extrusion/reflection