I’m surprisingly proud of this project. I think the final prints and sculptures came out really professionally. This is something I would be proud to place in my portfolio. Mainly because it is interestingly beautiful. I love the wire technique and how when paper wraps around the wire in the print it prints everything, not just the lines that we see when we look at the wire, but the curves and twists in the finishing also. I love the contrast between the plain emboss and the inked emboss. Personally I prefer the plain because I feel the lack of a black definition helps the paper to continue representing an air of fragility about the animal.
Second project of the term. A choice between a Penguin book cover brief or the Zoo. I had what I thought was a brilliant idea for the zoo, so chose that project. However, the London Zoo (ZSL) had already created my idea, better than I would have; Continue reading