Saturday, November 15, 2008

Art Centre: November 10-14, 2008

Central Technical School Art Centre:
Year Two: Week Eleven November 10-14, 2008

Monday: Ceramics Class
This class was spent in the kiln room, glazing my four blows and the wizard hat maquette. Come back to the blog next week to see images of the work after it has been fired.

List of sites for Artists’ Books given to class:
Canadian Book Binders & Book Arts Guild (see article “The Whatness of Books”) -
Librarie Florence Loewy -
Granary Books -
Zyarts/Zybooks -
Emily Martin & Naughty Dog Press -
National Art Library –
University of Idaho Gallery –

Tuesday Evening: Collage and Assemblage
Only three students this evening. Work continued on collage and assemblage.
I added to last weeks piece and created a companion piece for it. And I did a wood assemblage. To see my accumulated work in this class plus he work of other students – go to

Wednesday: Printmaking Class (and Advanced Printmaking Class)
More time spent in paper preparation and in designing a 5 part narrative monotype on the 5 Chinese elements.

Thursday: Sculpting Class
Demonstration of part one of making a waste (or production) mold for clay sculptures.

See notes: Sculpting-mold.pdf
Demo images

Thursday: Photography Class
Contact sheet created from my roll of film for the Composition Project. Focus was on rule of thirds and curved lines. Consulted with teacher about the shots and which were most successful. Handed in notebook for marking.

Friday: Computer Class
Two projects given out – a t-shirt design and the surreal teacher assignment. We did brainstorming mind maps to come up with ideas for both projects.
How to Mind-Map -

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