AA Inter 3

Re-post: Drawings and Diagrams for Inspiration by tutor
May 24, 2019, 7:47 pm
Filed under: 2018-19, reading

Here are some diagrams for your inspiration, I’m sure you can find lots more for yourself…

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And following some drawings that could be an inspiration for compositions, drawing style and/or use of colour etc:

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Nepalese Paintings for Inspiration by tutor
March 16, 2018, 3:09 pm
Filed under: 2017-18, reading

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The Art of Community Development – painting by Nepali artist Gyanu Lama. In traditional Tibetan “thanka” style, it depicts a range of community development activities. -> Beautiful composition drawing!


Architectural paintings from the Himalayan kingdom of Mustang (and and a few from the Kathmandu Valley) by Robert Powell. -> Interesting depictions of Nepalese landscapes and architectures!


Excerpt from the ‘Earth Door Sky Door’ exhibition catalogue: “The landscape of Mustang is stripped of comfort, dry, windblown, dramatic and overwhelming in scale. Yet with the careful control of water, man-made islands of subsistence arose in remote corners. The structures man builds to maintain these islands, and to thrive, are the subjects of these paintings. Virtually every built object in Mustang bears the signs of ritual activity: from prehistoric hand-dug cave systems to ruined hilltop castles, from densely clustered villages to isolated temples, from propitiatory stacks of yak horns to the sophisticated cosmology of the chorten.”

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references for TS / 3rd Years, inspiration for All by tutor
February 14, 2018, 1:24 pm
Filed under: 2017-18, reading

Mamoru / 3rd years in general – here is the reference Ricardo mentioned to you:

  • Gilberto Esparza, Urban Parasites (also check out his latest work, very inspiring!)larger

A few more sites for inspiration:

  • Régine Debatty, We Make Money Not Art (blog exploring the connections between art, science, technology, and social issues. especially the category ‘green’ got loads of interesting posts on environment and landscapes, forests and dust blooms urban flowers etc…)
  • Next Nature, exploring technology as our next nature

Reading by tutor
October 5, 2017, 1:26 pm
Filed under: 2017-18, reading

The next book we would suggest you reading is ‘The Fifth Season’ by N.K.Jemesin, until page 116. It’s the first book of a trilogy, the series is called ‘Broken Earth’.

The book is about earth’s mobility and how it organises society. It takes place in a fantastical place named ‘Stillness’ where the continent constantly changes due to seismic activities. But more you read…

Please order the book today so you will have enough time to read it until Tuesday.


Michael Ondaatje Poet/Writer by tutor
June 3, 2015, 6:34 pm
Filed under: 2014-15, reading


Photograph: Murdo Macleod Murdo Macleod/Murdo Macleod

Michael Ondaatje is a poet and writer born in Colombo, Sri Lanka and raised between England and Canada. One of his fictional books Anil’s Ghost is a story about the war time Sri Lanka of a female forensic pathologist that studied abroad but returns home and investigates a – potentially – politically motivated murder.

The link for the book is here

Lina Bo Bardi Fellowship event by tutor
May 1, 2015, 8:39 am
Filed under: 2014-15, reading


Image: MASP by Lina Bo Bardi in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Here is a interesting event and opportunity for a fellowship research on Lina Bo Bardi:

At a special event organised in partnership with Central Saint Martins, Laura Smith, Lina Bo Bardi Fellow 2014, will present the outcomes of her research following a 6-week trip to Brazil at the end of 2014. This event will especially benefit those planning to apply for the Fellowship in 2015.

Event details:

Lina Bo Bardi: a presentation by Laura Smith, Lina Bo Bardi Fellow 2014

Friday 1st May 2015, 18:00

The LVMH Lecture Theatre

Central Saint Martins, 1 Granary Square, King’s Cross, London N1C 4AA

Followed by a panel discussion with:

  • Isaac Julien, UAL Chair of Global Art
  • João Guarantani, Architecture Design Fashion, British Council
  • Melanie Dodd, Programme Director Spatial Practices, Central Saint Martins
  • chaired by Prof. Jeremy Till, Head of Central Saint Martins, Pro Vice-Chancellor, UAL
  • Attendance is free but registration is required:harriet.seabourne@britishcouncil.org

    The Lina Bo Bardi Fellowship is a 4-year programme run by the British Council that gives architects and designers based in the UK the opportunity to travel and explore first-hand the work and legacy of Lina Bo Bardi and related architects and designers in Brazil. Laura’s research focused primarily on the impact that Brazilian popular culture has had on Bo Bardi’s work. Laura’s research was centred around Bo Bardi’s designed works through drawings and making in order to reveal the architect’s design process, intent and influences. Since her trip, Laura has been prototyping a scaled version of Lina’s Solar do Unhão staircase and she will present the work to date at the event.

3d section examples – for inspiration by tutor
April 15, 2015, 2:51 pm
Filed under: 2014-15, reading

These are some examples of 3d sections, we hope you find them inspiring and helpful for your drawings:

Inter 3 work:

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By others (Stephen Biesty, Hans Jenssen, etc):

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Making off // ‘The Verge’ by tutor
April 6, 2015, 5:39 pm
Filed under: 2014-15, reading

Here is an amazing matte painting (if you do not know what it is, please research) by LightFarm Brasil. The video shows the process and the link below shows more of their inspiring process. Such videos are important to all students as reference to the image task given for the Easter Break (to be further explained soon here).

From the author:

Inspired by the book “Rendezvous with Rama” of Arthur C. Clarke, our computer generated astronaut meets the world’s end. By seamlessly matte painting over 100 aerial pictures of giant proportions, our artists worked hard to bring this surreal idea to life. Our CGI team used the latest technology for cloth simulation which made the unique astronaut’s suit possible. In this making-of video you can follow the whole process from the sketch to the final model. Hundreds of gigs of video capture were carefully selected and edited with the deep beats by the russian musician Vitaly Ghost. Lightfarm Studios proudly presents this poetic trip through the making of “The Verge”.


Image: Making off by LightFarm Brasil

For more stills and information please click here

General Motors City of the Future, 1939 by tutor
February 25, 2015, 6:21 pm
Filed under: 2014-15, reading


Image: how we ‘see/observe’ the city development? // General Motors City of the Future, 1939

Here is so ‘thought provoking project developed by General Motors for the New York World’s Fair, 1939

The Social Architects by tutor
February 9, 2015, 4:25 pm
Filed under: 2014-15, reading

The Social Architects are comprised of a diverse group of writers, intellectuals and working professionals who have been working on issues related to Sri Lanka (mainly concerning the country’s North and East).