Thursday, February 26, 2009
a pretty basic project. my words: progression, symmetry and variety.
our next sign, symbol, image project should be pretty interesting...the project is based off of the current global water crisis. our goal is to make pictograms that successfully express the concept/issue we are trying to address. first, together in teams we brainstorm (which we did today) in order to come up with an overall concept/concentration. afterwards, we decide on 6 word/phrases that coincide with our concept. then, we break away from our teams and independently create our own six pictograms that describe each of the words we chose as a group. after we've finished fine tuning and creating our personal pictograms, we then come back together as a group and critique. this assignment is going to stretch on for the next five weeks... a long one... but i'm certainly excited about it. our brainstorming consisted of a little bit of this....
along with five or six more scribbly sheets filled up with ideas just flowing from our stream of consciousness. it took us a while to get going... but once we did it was fun.
i haven't shot any form of photography in what feels like ages. it's this weather. this weather makes me so lazy, and so sleepy and so completely and utterly unmotivated. this has been such a long winter. i knew it would be, but somehow i still wasn't prepared. i need the weather to just warm up another 20 degrees so i can take my bike out and go explore. unfortunately, i don't see that happening any time in the near future... boo.