Continuing on from the theme of ceramics, the concept on which my Minor Project was based, I am focusing on decorative ceramics, tiles and mosaic to create an interior collection.This will involve studying patterns and designs on antique, precious ceramics as well as studying both modern and traditional tiles and mosaic’s patterns.
Pixilation is another idea I am playing with, inspired by artists Gerhard Richter and Ellsworth Kelly, both of which have created work consisting of square blocks of solid colour, reminiscent of mosaic patterns.Creating imagery made up from squares or mosaic shaped pieces is also something I am also exploring. I am experiment with doing this by using paper to collage, cutting my drawings up, mixing up the pieces and putting them back together again, I may also do it digitally, taking inspiration from artists such as David Hockney.
In my drawing sheets I am focusing mainly on collage and cut out work. I am using a variety of media’s including gouache, pencil, coloured pencils and fine liners, as well as machine stitch. I don’t want my drawing sheets to be completely flat, I want them to be 3D and textured.
Here is a selection of some of my first drawing sheets -