Final Evaluation- Order and Chaos

My ideas for this project started once I got the theme M.A.R.S and Order and Chaos. I immediately thought of the Ancient Greek gods and goddesses and the mythology that surrounds them. During lessons, we explored pop up constellations which made me look at the stars as something to include in my final design. I... Continue Reading →

Final Piece: Final Outcome

I photographed my final piece in my kitchen as the weather was cold, and the lighting is good. I wore an olive wreath style crown I made from left-over materials and wore a bold lip and make-up to compliment my final piece. It was hard to photograph my outcome in the kitchen as I had... Continue Reading →

Final Piece: Day 4

I used gold thread to embroider around the constellations and add stars. I sewed the bodice and skirt of the chaos side together then tried on both sides of the dress together and pinned then stitched the front of the dress together so that it fits me. I wanted to get in and out of... Continue Reading →

Final Piece: Alice Kettle

Alice Kettle is a contemporary textile/fibre artist based in the UK. Her stitched works, mostly the size of huge figurative tapestries, utilise the textures and effects made possible through machine stitching. She is currently a Professor in Textile Arts in MIRIAD Manchester School of Art at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her work is represented in various... Continue Reading →

Final Piece: Day 2

Safety Craft knife- I was careful to avoid my hands and always cut towards me to avoid hurting myselfHot Glue Gun- I made sure my hands were out of the way when applying the hot glue to the surface, and I waited until the glue had cooled to touch and move the objects Focusing first... Continue Reading →

Final Piece: Greek Constellations

 Villa Farnese in Caprarola, Italy. In ancient Greece, the stars where an important part of myths and all of the star signs and their depictions have their origins in ancient Greece. The constellations, as described in Greek mythology, were mostly god-favoured heroes and beasts who received a place amongst the stars as a memorial of... Continue Reading →

Final Piece: Athena

Athena is the Greek goddess of wisdom, courage, inspiration, civilisation, law and justice, strategic warfare, mathematics, strength, strategy, the arts, crafts, and skill. She is seen as an important goddess as she was born from Zeus after he experienced a headache and she came through his head, fully grown and wearing a full set of... Continue Reading →

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