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 […]

E2.1 Visual Dynamics 3: Searching for Zennor Collage

Create contradictory or new meanings by juxtaposing existing images and text through collage. This third project further explores different relationships between text and image based on a ‘bricolage’ sketchbook of collaged photographs and mixed media mark-making for which I created meaning through adding selected text from Rebecca Solnitz ‘A Field Guide to Getting Lost’. I […]

E2.1 Visual Dynamics 2: Lost in Blue

Use an image and a piece of text to create maximum information or detail. Next, strip back the design to maintain the same meaning or effect but with minimum visual content. Find a point between these two positions where there’s just enough information or detail. For this project I decided to explore one of Solnit’s […]