Friday, 13 May 2016

Fresh Press Printmaking Symposium - Slides



Presentation from Fresh Press Printmaking Symposium Thursday 12th May at UWE, Bristol. Professional practice.

Notes, ramblings below:

1 Intro
Thanks to Aoife
Day to day work
What I do
Professional Practice
Quick look at
work in progress

2 Shetland Arts
Connected
Mareel
Events


3 Freelance
Word of mouth
Small business
Artworking
Divide
Physical print

4 Creative Relief
Printmaking
Art of Ping Pong
Interactive
Ball tracked

5 Art of Ping Pong
Creates artwork
Players can print
Kept as visual record
Continuation to Pinball

6 Pinball
Example of Printmaking
½ Mile wire
More man hours
I like ambitious projects


7 Research
Play
Leagues
Online
100 Machines
4175th World
117th UK
Learnt the game
But didn’t know the workings

8 Proposal
Highlighted companies I could work alongside, aimed high
So many ways to approach
Introduced from friends and online
Proposal clearer
A little cv
Examples
Statement
Timescale
What I will do
 … do for them
..  I need from them

Not a big scary document

Looks professional
Good practice

9 My Pinballs
Jim Askey Leeds
3 Days
Mechanisms
Electronics
Software
Taught complex machines can be broken down - simple
Currently assembling my own, and I think back to this
Built confidence and taught

Kept in touch
Pinball Controller Sponsor

10 Heighway
Only Uk
Getting ready to release first pinball
Sum up the time: parts
Shipments daily
Sort
Most rewarding Assembling machines that were being shipped to USA
Overview of the company

11 Reflection
Weekly visits included a 2 hr journey
Time to stop and think
Develop ideas
Quick easily executable  
Sketches went on to inform new work

12 Digital Prints
4 colour print
Section removed
Screen embedded
Loops gameplay footage
Transforms the print to another world

13 State of Play
How it started
Commissions
Exhibitions
Lost print

14 Never Studio
Final stages
Big project
Pieces come together



15 Never Playfield



Look forward to questions