Foundation Degree Week 17 – Bookmaking

A few weeks back (let’s say around weeks 10-11 of the course, so somewhere between the 24th of November to the 7th of December) we did a printing workshop. During this workshop we also had a brief tutorial on how to make books. So over the last two days (13th and 14th of Jan, 2015)…

Foundation Degree Week Ten – Pontio

A fortnight or so ago (lets just say week ten of my foundation degree course, the week of the 14th) one of our tutors managed to get hold of a metric fucktonne of printed programmes from the Welsh moneysink that is Pontio. There’s been a huge controversy about it recently because of the fact that…

Foundation Degree Week Nine – Acrylics

Applied Arts is quickly becoming one of my favourite areas in college – maybe its because I don’t have to rely on a bunch of hormonal, unreliable computers which throw a fucking paddy every single time you try to save your graphical work on the college network. I can’t count the amount of times its…

Foundation Degree Week Seven – Pop-Tarts & Condoms

I’m backtracking again – this post would’ve been for the week of the 3rd of Novemeber, the week after our half-term. But for the month of October we spent a lot of time on a packaging brief – something that I’ve been meaning and wanting to talk about for a while; I was actually quite…