Mark making on thermal paper
Take a look at my Project on Issuu! > Diffusion - Bryoney Fawn. http://issuu.com/bryoneyfawncartlidge/docs/bryoney_cartlidge_press_pack

Take a look at my Project on Issuu! > Diffusion - Bryoney Fawn. http://issuu.com/bryoneyfawncartlidge/docs/bryoney_cartlidge_press_pack

Stitching into Paper

Wow was this hard work!

Stiched paper (detail) Bryoney Fawn

I have been looking at a lot of pieces which have a beautiful texture to the surface lately and wanted to add some of this to my work.

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I stitched into the backing piece with long shaded stitches similar to the knits I have been experimenting with and then added some extremely fiddly french knots to the paper pieces which are added on top.

french knots on paper (detail) Bryoney Fawn

I really like the subtlety of…

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Swiss Darning

After experimenting a bit with knit, I took some time to add texture to my work using Swiss Darning, a technique which follows the original stitches of the knit to replace the colour.

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I used a thick yarn to build up the texture of the knitted piece, and also used some general shading stitches to add a different effect to the piece.

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Using a range of threads, textured, silk, fluffy, gives the…

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Working with Colour

Still in the process of developing my laser cut pieces I decided to add sections of colour to the work.

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I used 3 different colours of blue card to show through in this white backed piece,

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And 3 colours of red card in this black backed piece.

I really like the effect of this colour coming through behind the white work, and it works well with the tracing paper too. The different tones work well…

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My Prototype… I think.

My Prototype… I think.

After a meeting with my tutor, who advised me to begin making, I decided to make my prototype piece. Im not sure about it though, it turns out I don’t know much about actually making things!

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I used a sheet of acetate and printed out a template cone to get the right shape

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Then I added pieces of black card and tracing paper using pins and glue

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I imagined it to be hanging from the ceiling,…

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Fondue Night!

Taking a break from Universiry I invited some of the girls round to enjoy some cheese and wine.

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Everyone enjoyed themselves and all the food was eaten!

In the fondue pot we added lots of cheddar (2 parts) and then 1 part greyere and 1 part emmental, accompanied by salad, potatoes, chillis meat and lots of bread!

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Constructing Shapes

After my Tutor set me a challenge of constructing 26 ‘shapes’ within one week which could be used toward my lighting ideas I have been really struggling with my project and it has taken me about 3 weeks to become a little more unstuck.

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I began the week making various cylindrical shapes

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and then moved on to more organic shapes

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I found it really hard to make things which I could see how to turn…

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Squishy Circuits

Squishy Circuits

We had a session in University today where we made our own conductive playdoh and used this to create a circuit.

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You start out with all the ingredients in a pan

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Heat on a medium heat until it forms a dough…

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Knead it out to the right consistency…

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And then start creating! I made a parrallel circuit…

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a teeny tiny circuit

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Somebody made a bike!

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And then I made this thing, which I said was a…

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Today I tidied my desk and made a video from it…

We learnt how to ‘tween’ on photoshop in CAD the other week so I thought I would put my skills to good use and make a video when I eventually tidied my desk.