Sunday, 31 January 2010

I almost died of excitement when I found this shop in kingston;

Thursday, 28 January 2010

I got into Bournemouth Institute of Art!!! I'm so relieved (and tired)
I also noticed these miniature shelves when I was doing the washing up; I don't understand why it's been left on the top shelf in the corner. It is quite possibly in the top 5 cutest things in our house. The finger puppets come first though.

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

Bleurgh. Never met anyone that acctually enjoys Constructivism. Even doing a truegrain print of it wasn't exactly thrilling.

Tuesday, 26 January 2010

When everything gets too stressful, I advise crawling under you desk and putting finger puppets on prittsticks.

I had to get the bus from kingston to uni today so i had an hour to sit and think...
I wrote a list

Things I've learnt since November '08:

1.You can always make change for the better.
2.Giving up is sometimes a good thing
3. Don't rely on friends, they're great but they can't bring long term happiness.
4.Prittstick is expensive.
5. Hating someone is your problem, not theirs.
6. Mental illness is the worst and the most hurtful illness.
7. Organization and routine won't solve unhappiness.
8. Forgiveness is easier said than done, but is always possible.
9. Every depression will come to an end if you have the right attitude.
10. Don't compare yourself to others.
11. Moping in self pity can ruin you.
12. "Love, actually is, all around us."
13. Appreciate Everything.

...In the main scheme of things my knowledge of life is the size of a mustard seed but if I can understand my personaliy, I can sense my longing for an absolute being. It gives me a strong foundation for getting to know God for the rest of my life.

Monday, 25 January 2010

I love book binding, I love my course, I love the people on my course. I love being loved. I love the word love. i love loving life!

I made this a while ago but I found it yesterday, pretty pointless but I think its sweet and I got a few wrong before I got that one perfect.

Sunday, 24 January 2010

This is the first book I've ever made, I love itttt.
The girl is my little sister

I really like these lyrics...
They're from a song called Rejazz by Regina Spektor:

Thought I'd cry for you forever
But I couldn't so I didn't
People's children die and they don't even cry forever
Thought I'd see your face in my mind for all time
But I don't even remember what your ears looked like

And the clock still strikes midnight and noon
And the sun still rises and so does the moon
Birds still migrate south and people move on
Even though I'm no longer in your arms
Thought the mountain would crumble
And the rivers would bend
But I thought all wrong and the world did not end
Guess the maps will just have to stay the same for a while
Didn't even need therapy to rehabilitate my smile


Saturday, 23 January 2010

Im literally a portfolio/sketchbook/blog/flickr machine at the moment, i cant wait to get my life and personality back!

Friday, 22 January 2010

Thursday, 21 January 2010

Georgia wears such nice things, it makes me wanna take photoss (and steal them)

Today was so much fun! I forgot how much better everything is when you've slept for more than 5 hours. I made my first book... and bought some really nice paper (but then i sat on it and ruined it) I'v almost finished my final outcome from the magazine brief as well. I still need to finish off the corner but I'v spent enough time on photoshop today, need to start the new brief. And fetch my mum from running in circles outside, she's ill again :-(, I don't know what to do about it anymore, I plan to stay out her way until she better. Hopefully it wont be that hard seeing as I have a million things I need to get done this weekend... I'm even making a timetable!

Wednesday, 20 January 2010

I'm not sleeping at night anymore, I don't know what's happened to me... The last good night I had was a week ago. So I decided to get out of bed (yet again) and play around on my computer. I found some stuff I did last year which I'd forgotten all about. I made it out of wire, tissue paper and beads. It had nothing to do with the project we were set but I loved it anyway. Tomorrow I'm going to go on a search for it... I hope its not at Tolworth. If it is; as soon as I have a spare few hours I'm fetching it. I WANT TO SLEEP

I need to find a new obsession, birds are getting old now.

Letrasets! :-)

These images were from the exploratory stage, they're screenprints with photocopied pieces of stamped paper in the back ground... (and supporting sketchbook pages). I don't think I have succeeded very well with keeping an online diary. There's not enough hours in a day. (There is, I just choose to waste time instead of documenting every single day, I do it with photos anyway)blahblahblah. excuses?

Friday, 15 January 2010

"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."
-Ernest Hemingway

Wednesday, 13 January 2010

I am so uninspired today, no matter how many books I flick through I can't seem to find the will to put pen to paper.
I have exactly 14 days till the first interview and haven't felt this stressed for a while; having said that... this is nothing compared to last year. In general I'm so much happier and I'm going to Bristol on Sunday and Annie's sleeping over on Friday then I'm going to see One Republic on Monday, yay! As I am uninspired and doing some serious procrastinating, thought I might aswell upload holiday pics to remind myself that it will get to a point where I can galavant in the sun again.

Tuesday, 12 January 2010

So I went through all my old sketchbooks today, I don't have time to be doing this but I'm desperate for work to put in my portfolio.
It made me feel so nostalgic, I even found a sketchbook I made when I was 7 (it was much better that the work I'm producing now)
I wanted to document all of it but I only had time to photograph the artist research pages... Its what's missing from my portfolio and is on the list of things i need to include.
I also got another interview for Graphics at Bournemouth. :-) (which cuts my time to get this bloody portfolio together)

Sunday, 10 January 2010

Uni starts tomorrow... I have to be up at 8 for the first time in ages!! I'm not sure I'll be able to do it.
I'v been trying to get everything done in time but I think I have well and truly given up... this is what I managed to accomplish when I came home from church (and had a bit of a nap)..
And last night I watched the eye!.. with seb and george...