Assignment 3 TeeTotal Street

This third assignment ‘TeeTotal Street’ produces a small graphic and text book based on a diary and photographs of a holiday flat where we stayed in St Ives in November 2019, just before the Brexit general election. It is a very personal response to my feelings of claustrophobia and helplessness at the time and doubts […]

E2.3 Developing content: Love and other Islands

For this project I chose the image and caption option. Using the principles of collage, juxtapose a series of images and captions. The images could be photographs, illustrations you’ve created yourself or found material. You could take the captions from existing sources or develop them in response to the images. Try and develop work that […]

E2.2 Finding Texts 3: The Island

Pendinas ‘the Island’ is a part of St Ives I really love. It is magical – a ‘sceptred isle set in a silver sea’ when seen at dawn from the Ayre campsite and a towering gloomy place when walking around it wishing ‘no wo/man is an island’ on a cloudy windy day. Its many faces […]

E2.2 Finding Texts 2: ‘Fairies from the Dark’

The second set of texts were from a small cheap book of Cornish Folk Tales. From the book I selected stories that related to St Ives and places around so that I could better visualise them, but presenting a range of ‘truth’, ‘myth’ and imagination. The Sands at Lelant and Phillack – about the encroachment […]

E2.2 Finding Texts 1: ‘Cornwall on a side saddle’

For my first text I selected Celia Feinnes 1685-1703 ‘Through England on a Side Saddle: To Lands End pp?? ‘. About the Text Celia Fiennes (7 June 1662 – 10 April 1741) was born in Wiltshire, the daughter of Nathaniel Fiennes, a politician who had been a a Parliamentarian colonel in the English Civil War and the second son of William Fiennes, […]

Illustration 1/Printmaking 1: St Ives

St Ives was a place I have worked on before for: Illustration 1: Assignment 5 ‘Seven Days’ drawings and sketehcs Printmaking 1: Monoprints and Linocut. The sea Landmarks Mining Hayle and Lelant 7 days photomontage