Week 1 (goals from schedule): • InDesign tutorial and exercise files/test. • Research more about characters: Verna, Olive, Diane, Rachel, Mya and Henrietta gathering photos, letters, and thoughtfully outlining what the messages that each character will say. • Set up a mood board on Pinterest with Karen to share inspirations including color schemes and experimental sizes. • Consider target audience when making key design decisions for the booklet. Week 1 (accomplished): • Half
Last week I printed my apron out onto canvas and hand cut the entire piece out. I touched up areas where the ink pulled up with paint. Next I tacked the piece to tulle in order for it to have more structural integrity while hanging vertically. Last night I sewed the dress that will go behind the apron. I am really happy with how the piece came out and feel that this project will grow to become my thesis. Giving typography a voice and connecting the words of my family to my de
Where'd my K + k go? Errrgggg, just when I though AI and I were reunited and it was feeling so good!! LOL! I made a print for cutting and two of my letters didn't show up- but they're on the original file, so they must have been left behind when I moved the work to a new art board.... and in my haste to print I made waste without noticing :( Handlettering this baby! Still the piece looks beautiful and Granny has blessed it! #UnconventionalTypography #PreserveLightInstallation
This week I printed out my apron type layout and hand lettered curves and bridges for the file and then rescanned into Illustrator and carved back out again so it can function as a Scherenschnitte. I am loving the look right now- it feels more authentic. I took out all of the circle for the "i" but found it was not working so I added a different stroke. So excited about this! Thankful to my professor Karen for pushing me through the fear of Illustrator/typography, I'm really
The apron for my light installation is really coming along. Next step is to get approval of layout and create connections to hold scherenschnitte together. I'm so excited at how this project is coming together and having the help of Professor Kresge who understands my vision.
There will be a small opening and the work will be exhibited on Friday 4/29/16 at The Pennsylvania German Heritage Center.
As an installation it will be ongoing and grow in complexity and size, I hav
L I G H T & L O V E P R E S E R V A T I O N O F A C U L T U R E The project is going to be a plan for a light installation with typography the main focus in conversations between generations (past and still alive) about preservation. The secondary mediums will be light and texture. The project with utilize both English and Deitsch languages. D E L I V E R A B L E S *My first piece will be multiple person cut outs projected (Granny, Olive, Mom, myself, Mya and Henriett