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My personal project: Further exploration

“Make visible how the world touches us” – Pallasmaa – ‘Reasoning of my visual path that leads towards a specific outcome‘  – that’s what my tutor recommended me to improve. He suggested more investigation and interrogation around the context through photographs and sketchbook studies. With more distant now and more contextual researches I do tackle my personal project now with a fresh mind. Here a series of still images…

Assignment 5: Site sensations and bodily awareness

During the process of reflecting on my own work in part 1 -4, additional contextual researches, and studies on figurative ‘landscapes’ and outdoor / site landscapes I came from initial idea of urban reflection, public space to my final subject: Sensational site experience, re-called sensations and attentive awareness of time and moment My assignment consists of two separate parts: Major drawings/studies…

Part 5: Re-called sensations of site experience

After my previous studies and reflecting on my personal project through my written statement (second attempt) I continued with the next step of re-called sensations of my site experience. Background are my: On site drawings (weblog post, 14 Nov 2015) Understanding techniques of translucent, disguise, and distortion (weblog post, 30 Nov 2015) Sensational experience (tactile) of the human body (my face)…

Part 5: Sketchbook 2 – simplified markings – figurative outdoor

I continued with trying a few sketches in graphite, ink (for his ease of use on the road) and gouache for overlay. My goal: to find the most important edges for form and atmosphere.   Learnings: A combination of line and tone is an appropriate way to depict form and atmosphere (washes) Use of gouache helps to ‘hide’ forms and to merge…

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