Vanilla Sky Review: Lucid Dreams

Creative Industry Practice, Development, Projects, Visual Research

As I want to focus my Beyond Limits project on dreams, I thought I would watch one of my favourite films; Vanilla Sky. The film is layered with multiple narratives and blurring of fantasy and reality. To watch the film makes you feel as though you are in a dream yourself, with its non linear narrative


Drawing at The Barbican Conservatory

Visits, Visual Research

Yesterday I went to the Barbican Conservatory for Travelling Drawing Club drawing session. I’d never been to that part of the Barbican before but given my enthusiasm for nature and plants I had to go. And I had a lot of fun and took a lot of photographs of the overwhelmed interiors

Beyond Limits: Project Decisions

Creative Industry Practice, Projects, Visual Research

The new brief for Creative Industry Practice is called Beyond Limits. It is an exciting project that enables us to think beyond and be imaginative in order to think of ways to extend/enhance the body. The outline within is very structured and permits us to pick a word for PURPOSE (for which I chose Reveal), MOOD (I selected surrealistic) and a way to IMPLEMENT (for which I decided on an art project). Brain storming all of these words made me think of personal things I am interested in thus making me think about

Duke of Uke Interim Feedback

Creative Industry Practice, Development, Projects, Visual Research

After presenting my cut out book idea to Duke of Uke, despite being nervous because I didn’t feel as though I had fully developed my idea, but I went ahead and presented my idea and its relevance to the key themes and ideas of Duke of Uke and how I initially looked at the idea of the Cabinet of Curiosity and the theme of travel.

Paper Cut Book

Creative Industry Practice, Development, Sketchbook

After designing the Duke of Uke celebratory stamps, I tried to think of a way to implement the stamps and no matter how I thought of them being used, they just didn’t fit into the shop window display application that I had in mind.

Wild Life Drawing: Botanical Drawing Class

Visits, Visual Research, Workshops

Yesterday I went to the Wild Life Drawing, botanical drawing class and it was so much fun! Not only did I get to learn so much about the different types of plants we were drawing, but I also learnt about

Animation Research

Development, Local Universe, Projects, Visual Research

Our new brief for the Local Universe studio is one I’m not very confident about. It focuses on moving image and how we can use this as well as digital processes to tell as story. I’ve never made an animation before and where the brief says it must be based on an existing story, I can see myself really