2 days of thinking and reflecting has actually got me a long way – there are 5-6 finished ideas/pieces emerging from the mass of notes, photographs, drawings, samples and test. Really exciting to get the pleating back from – I will have to live with the samples for a while before I work with them.
The balance when making work inspired by other work is always interesting - between looking at objects and then making work that is verging on pastiche or being inspired by an object and trying to make something that references it but is creative in its own right.
I'm approaching the scaling up of the work from the smaller samples in several ways – the multiplying of a motif relates well to the nature of page within book and is the most appropriate way of working so far. I am also working on the idea of many different elements becoming one piece of work.