Trees into paper. Now I’ve tried making paper out of paper (bare with me) I’m amazed how anyone gets paper out of trees.
Today we did a drawing task at the British Museum where we choose an object to draw and we observed how people moved around the space.
Okay, so technically this wasn’t a Hothouse talk but this is where this talk is finding itself on my blog.. Until it bothers me that it’s organised wrong..
During my research into aesthetics for Design Competition I was looking at things I liked and while my Pinterest board was getting really full, I didn’t feel like it was very useful. So I had a look over at the brief again and remembered that ‘language’ was a theme.
This week we were with Accelerator rather than Regular Practice going through the business side of our Summer Show proposals.
In small groups we looked at each other’s responses to the Paper to the Power of Five and Print to the Power of Five tasks; it was really insightful to see everyone else’s thoughts and processes.
On the flip side of the studio’s first homework task, we were now to create five different prints using one type of paper but five different printing methods.
Patrick Savile’s talk was the first of the Hothouse talks this year and in a new venue across the street from the old hall – which is a shame because I much prefered the vibe in there.
This week was our second session with Regular Practice and it was an extension of the marking making workshop. With the work we produced we were to add typography to the sheets in order to make them into show posters.
Our first workshop today was with Kim so I was expecting to get into the letterpress room, however it was instead a type specimen workshop in inDesign which was pretty exciting.