For this project I am working on creating a folding book based on one of Aesop's Fables. My chosen one is 'The Jay and The Peacock' which has a wonderful moral, this being ' it is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.'
__ How many Prints did you make this week? 11- 7 monoprints, 4 etchings
__ How many of these taught you something new? I learnt a new process in Etching as previously I have only etched onto metal plates never card, I did not know this was possible. I also learnt that I need to remember to write the type in reverse for it to come out the correct way on the prints.
__ How many hours did you spend in the Printmaking Workshop? 5
Assess yourself using these bandings.
no show - did not try
failed to understand
minimal application, 40 is a pass
Excellent - perfect
Assess yourself for this week for
__ Competence in practical printmaking techniques
__ Thoughtful and imaginative use of printmaking
__ Visual Sensibility; understanding and expressing ideas in images
__ Using research to expand knowledge, enrich thinking and affect your work
__ Active participation in taught sessions
Just a random little idea for an image, the idea is to have a recurring theme throughout the folded book; to give the Jay bird a red heart on its breast to symbolise a good, warm nature. When the bird is adorned with peacocks feathers the heart will turn blue to show a cold nature. This I hope plays on the moral that it is what
is inside us not our appearance that makes us fine people!