Archive for the ‘Inspiration Board’ Category

final project

Friday, March 20th, 2009

 

piece that lead me to the final piece (if that makes any sort of sense)

piece that lead me to the final piece (if that makes any sort of sense)

 

practicing forming one piece of felt and sewing it together to make a 3d form

practicing forming one piece of felt and sewing it together to make a 3d form

 

other practices concerning one flat piece of felt and squishing it into a 3d form

other practices concerning one flat piece of felt and squishing it into a 3d form

 

after much experimentation and hours of pensive critical thinking, this was essentially the shape that is for the win

after much experimentation and hours of pensive critical thinking, this was essentially the shape that is for the win

 

cutting out the shape on some bomb mustard color fabric

cutting out the shape on some bomb mustard color fabric

 

final product after attaching zippers

final product after attaching zippers

 

view from the top

view from the top

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cutting and folding felt/crocheting

Friday, March 20th, 2009

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cutting and folding paper

Friday, March 20th, 2009

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trying out the square technique

trying out the square technique

 

half way through

half way through

 

exacto suicide

exacto suicide

after folding along the curves of the square paths

after folding along the curves of the square paths

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final product

final product

 

making origami (cutie catchers)

making origami (cutie catchers)

 

cutie!

cutie!

the original idea was to connect the catchers side by side and create "miniature mountains"

the original idea was to connect the catchers side by side and create "miniature mountains"

 

final one

final one

ust kidding. this is the final piece. after switching it upside down

ust kidding. this is the final piece. after switching it upside down

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creating shapes

creating shapes

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Thursday, March 19th, 2009

PROJECT Y

Summary: Bend wire to ‘Y’ shape, coat Y w/ sculpey, bake sculpey, sand sculpey, use Silputty to coat the baked Y and make a mold, pour mixed latex substance into mold, wait…, remove the 1/2 completed latex Y, cut away at the legs to fit in 3 magnets, place Y back into mold, mummify it w/ tape, pour in latex substance to fill stump, wait…., take out Y and examine, cut away excess parts, then try to attach them to the other Y’s.

“Fashioning Felt” Exhibition

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Thought the class would get a kick out of this: Fashioning Felt at the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, March 6–September 7, 2009.

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This exhibition will explore the varied new uses of felt—an ancient material, believed to be one of the earliest techniques for making textiles. Made by matting together wool fibers with humidity and friction, felting requires little technological expertise and is an extremely versatile material. The exhibition will begin with historic examples of felts, showcase innovations in handmade felts, and feature contemporary uses of industrial felt in a range of fields, including product design, fashion, architecture, and home furnishings. The exhibition is being organized by Susan Brown, assistant curator, Textiles.

Knitting + Felting, piece 2; Cutting + Folding, piece 4

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Knitting and Felting, piece 1

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Hand felting on a crochet frame. Gray mohair yarn and natural wool roving.

cutting and folding

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Josh Jakus - Eggflat

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

http://www.joshjakus.com/eggflat.php

Nani Marquina

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Bicicleta Rug by Nani Marquina

Rags design firm from Spain

Nani Marquina