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Printmaking 2: Assignment 1 ~ Project Urban Landscapes pt.2

I began this project with some drawings of various parts of Coventry City Centre, as mentioned in part 1 of this series of posts. I then decided to make a large scale pencil drawing based on various angles of the City Centre (see photo below)…

Larger scale drawing/design for possible print.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Project 1: Exercise 2 ~ Photography, Artistic or Utilitarian?

For this exercise I had the choice to;

Flick through an old photo album – chose any photo’s that you consider to be ‘artistic’. Note what it is about these images that makes them appear more like artworks than others.

Or/and

Go out and take some shots in your local neighbourhood. Take some that are purely utilitarian – to show some one elsewhere what your city centre looks like. Then take some that are more ‘arty’. What did you do differently? Show these to a family member or friend and ask them to comment. See if they also identify the ‘arty’ ones you took or if they see things differently.

I chose to do both parts of the exercise – glad for an excuse to wonder round Coventry with a camera…
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