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Emily Startin
Manchester Metropolitan Student
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Reflection Throughout this unit I believe my skills have developed considerably. I have challenged myself to use processes I have never used before, such as sublimation printing. I hadn't been shown this process in group tutorials yet but I still wanted to ...

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Lines of enquiry Throughout my third and forth week of the project I began to further develop my imagery and experiment with samples in order to develop my learning. After researching different scarves popular in the high street I now  understand how my ima...

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Research Through out these first two weeks I have mainly focused on gathering visual research and exploring other designers work. I was particularly inspired by our trip to Blackpool where we saw the illuminations. The vivid colours and complex designs stoo...

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PE Task Two
PE Task Two From my initial starting point I looked around Manchester Museum and was inspired by the taxidermy. I thought this would be good to work from as there is many different types of textures I could extract from the animals. There was also an extens...

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Print Week Three After my feedback this week I was advised to think about my context and apply my prints into my chosen environment. This influenced me to experiment with scale as I could see what size print was most appropriate for the feature wall I have ...

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Print Week Two This week I began to experiment further with painting. After our crit I was inspired to try more techniques and medias to expand my print designs. When researching print for interiors I was influenced by the wallpaper murals the company Anthr...

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Print Week One During my first week back in my chosen area print, I chose to focus on the word duality. After gathering research on the word I found a piece of work, shown below, which particularly inspired me. Using the juxtaposition of life and death I be...

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Weave week 3 In my finial week of weave I began to experiment with thread trapping to interpret different features in my drawings. I found thick yarns worked especially well as it stood out from the rest of the warp.  In my second sample I looked at weight ...

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Weave week two This week I chose to focus on texture. By using textured yarns such as shaneal I was aiming to represent animal fur. After experimenting with these yarns I found pulling up threads created much more interesting results. After the sample is co...

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Weave week one Through out the first week of the rotation I mainly experiment, creating quick samples so I could try many new techniques. After learning how to read and create patterns I began to make my own. The feed back session toward the end of the week...
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