5.2.3: Cornwall: Islands Reframed

St Ives in Cornwall is a location that I have visited frequently for different projects in the course of my OCA degree. In particular for courses at St Ives School of Painting. St Ives – and Cornwall itself – is a peninsula. One that is in cut off in different ways culturally and economically from […]

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: Way to 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 […]