‘Détournement’ is the French word for Hijacking, taking hold of. Using skateboarding as a vehicle of engagement. I have create a series of drawings which show how skateboarding detours the uses of everyday designs in the realm of public spaces. In fact it is a very common action where by humans take short cuts […]Read more "DETOURNEMENT"
This has been a great project, I have learnt how to model make to a professional standard, increasing my skills using different techniques for a variety of materials. Above is the complete model. I added a few final touches such as the carpet which grouped all the interior objects and the ribbon which could […]Read more "THE BUS STOP MODEL"
Using the exact same technique I used when making the life size curtains. I built the frame and curtains which sit nearly on the top of the bus stop. I opened 2 paper clips and pinned them into the back of the wooden structure. This will act as the rail for the curtains to be […]Read more "BUS STOP MODEL – CURTAINS"
To complete the interior of the bus stop I replicated the stools and Pouf. I measured the size of each object making sure they are to scale with the rest of the model. For the pouf I wanted to make it as real as possible. Using a simple running stitch I sewed a square shape […]Read more "BUS STOP MODEL – PROPS"
Similar to the shaping of the roof, I figured out the shape of the bench and using a finer grade sheet of sand paper, begun to round the edges once the piece where glued. Making insertions into the polystyrene board base, I connected the bench to the base once panted it red. This will act […]Read more "BUS STOP MODEL – BENCH & BED"
After Painting the body black, I cut out the windows and added some small similar details which where on the real bus stop. I traced the size of each window on paper and used it as templates for the really windows. I was lucky enough to find some thin plastic, which was being thrown out […]Read more "BUS STOP MODEL – WINDOWS & POSTERS"
Here is the first steps of what was a very large scale project. From previous posts you might have seen my converted bus stop project. I am now revisiting this project, materialising the entirety of what I did and how I did it. Using my woodwork and modelling skill I remade the project on a […]Read more "Bus Stop Model – Roof & Body"