Originally posted 2010-05-23 11:23:18.
Link to Colwyn Thomas’ online portfolio.
Originally posted 2010-05-27 09:21:29.
Lauren is a final year graduate in the School of Art and Design at Bath Spa University.
For her Graduate Exhibition she presented a full scale knitted version of a Ferrari, a hairy combination of a Testa Rossa and a 355 – complete with windscreen wipers, wing mirrors, low profile tyres and the famous prancing horse logo, all knitted in glorious Ferrari red (wool generously supplied by Sirdar).
Lauren's Ferrari is not just a car that happens to be made of wool. This is a carefully considered object that questions the relationship between male symbols and feminine craft to suggest the relationship is more complex than first thought. The car also cleverly plays on the hard smooth object being transformed into a soft textured one. The result is visually stunning.
Lauren's Ferrari also gives a new meaning to the knitted sweater. How many proud owners of cosy red pullovers – yes some with the legend emblazoned on the front – would love to immerse themselves in this giant item. Are cars themselves forms of clothing?
The School of Art and Design at Bath Spa University is one of the leading schools of art and design in the country.
Lauren's achievement, which took many months to complete was made possible by the School's excellent technical support and Lauren's own imagination – which is precisely what the School tries to nurture.
Link to Bath Spa University
Link to more Flickr images
Originally posted 2007-07-13 09:43:16.
Does it bother you that I post all the images on the front page? Would you prefer to see one lead-in picture per entry with a link to expand the post? Any feedback would be appreciated, with any responses or posting leads, please leave a comment or email me at peter<AT>puppiesandflowers.com.
Originally posted 2009-07-09 22:16:18.
People can interact with La Vitrine every night from 7 PM to 11 PM 7 days a week.
145, rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest
Montréal (Québec) H2X 1Z8
Originally posted 2009-07-08 14:27:32.
Originally posted 2010-09-28 13:25:33.
You're being watched: Despite being observed by CCTV cameras, elusive grafitti artist Baksy managed to create his latest – and biggest – work to date under the cover of darkness
Originally posted 2008-04-14 10:17:57.
“Sorry I’m Late”. Really impressive stop-motion directed with patience and talent by Tomas Mankovsky. Check the making of this epic moment…here.
Bomb The Bass – Butterfingers
F is for Fail — An Alphabetical Odyssey Through The Creative Process
Excellent stop motion animation — The Wolf and the Pig
‘Western Spaghetti’ stop-frame animation by PES
Originally posted 2009-06-01 09:52:34.
Found random graffiti.
Originally posted 2010-07-26 13:56:39.