Monday, 28 February 2011


Here are some random things i have made in my own time to try an help me develop my final 3D outcome 



I love this peice, its a good development towards my final sculpture, i like hows its flowing and has almost an organic quality to it, it remindes me dna like structures.

ribbons i made and photographed 

 strips of paper...

Tuesday, 22 February 2011

Primary Research

My primary research mainly is solid well defined shapes, i have been looking at this as i like clean lined things, less is more, i am whping to design an create a simple yet effictive 3D sculptue an this is the kind of things i have been looking at. 

wave like shapes i found on a door

Rectangle Shapes..... 

hollow ...

solid square structure

 A honeycomb inspired peice, this is a picture of a seciton of my car (a grill) 

Friday, 18 February 2011

Yulia Brodskaya

Here is some work by the artist Yulia Brodskaya, i find it truly amazing and inspirational. i have looked at lots of Yulias work and here are some of my favorite pieces, i love the way she has manipulated the paper to create such beautiful and interesting pieces.

Thursday, 17 February 2011

Workshop 3 with Richard Sweeney

in the third workshop session, Richard Sweeney taught as more amazing techniques, we were aloud to use glue to assemble our shapes or anything you like really, so staples, tape etc. 

one of my favourite pieces. a ball made up from triangle sections, stapled together to make an lovely 3D sculpture 

here is a section of an off cut form one of my pieces, its not a great 3D piece its self but i thought that with the correct lighting i would be able to get a nice picture, i like the image a lot, its simple but nice. 

shell inspired design, i gave this ago after looking at some shells an there lines of repeat. 

Thursday, 10 February 2011

Richard Sweeneys Work

we have having some taught workshop sessions with Richgard Sweeney so i thoiught it was only right that i put some of his work on my blog, its truly amazing what this man can do, if i could fold an manipulat paper like this man i would amazing.

I would have to say that this is one of my favorite pieces of work, i love its flowing shape, it looks so organic and natural.


this man is amazing........

if only i could work like this man.....


simple repetion but nice lines

Here are some examples of repetition that i have found using the Internet and other sources, i find all of these images relevant to the project and interesting  

I have been looking into repetition as part of my research, i have found this very helpful as some natural forms have beautiful lines, shapes and textures 

Tuesday, 8 February 2011


i thought i would take a little look it the world of origami for paper folding, to see what shapes and sculptures i could find and to give me ideas for my own design.

Towel Folding

Towel Elephant 
made from two towels 

Here are two examples of towel folding that i did, i find these both very interesting sculptures, i came about trying towel folding by looking through some old photographs i had taken and in these photographs were towel sculptures, there for i thought i would give it ago and here's my outcome 

Towel Swan 
made from one towel 

Workshop 2 with Richard Sweeney

In workshop 2 with Richard Sweeney he taught us different techniques within paper engineering, i find it truly amazing what you can do with paper with the shapes and forms you can create.