Organic Studies

I started my project with exploring and developing studies of organic and real produce and nature. I was fascinated to find out the multiple ingredients that were composed into one meal or snack. As an audience, we only discover what is advertised to us rather than seeing for ourselves what really goes into making what we eat.

I used natural resources as a focus point for experimenting with a range or media; this is because It was simple enough to replicate to show a contrast between these medias but detailed enough to discover what works best for the different textures.

These are some of my studies which I completed using biro and coloured pencils then transferred those drawings into etching plates to print with.

 

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Organic Studies with Biro and coloured pencil and pepper with felt pen

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Using felt pen and markers on top of transparent sheets of coloured plastic

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Biro studies transferred into etchings

 

Young Film Academy

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I enrolled in The Young Film Academy summer school, where I learned how to handle full film equipment and use Final Cut Pro software to achieve multiple effects. I began to understand practicalities and challenges of making a film; different roles, and the value of a strong storyline with creative flare. The course culminated in the creation of a professional short, a team effort I’m proud of.

We learnt skills over a couple days and the rest of the week was used to create a storyline, setting, script, use the cameras to record the piece and edit it ready for the film showing on the Sunday.

I thouroughly enojyed myself in this learning experience, creating a film and also interacting with new people I met during my stay. Looking back, I can notice and evaluate many points and elements I would develop or altur but having only a few days to create this along with multiple opinons from the team, I believe this project is something we can all be very proud of.

Link to the final movie:

 

This is the making and behind the scenes of this film. This was also created by us within the time limit that we had: