Darkroom & Artist Books | Art School Diary #11

It might sound a little strange but I came to a realisation this week that I do actually enjoy what I’m doing. Between all the stress of coursework and managing a chronic illness, it seems I forgot to enjoy my time at university. Between learning about the darkroom process this week and working on an editorial project it all just clicked. I really do enjoy graphic design and I’m glad I...
st pancreas station in london

My First Ever Solo Trip To London

At the start of the year, I took my first ever solo trip to London. I’ve had day trips to London by myself in the past but never actually stayed there on my own. I thought I would share the whole experience because it was something totally new to me. In the end, I really enjoyed this experience and I’m glad I did it. MY FIRST SOLO TRIP TO LONDON I’ve mentioned in past blog posts that...
a very messy workspace with holga camera and kandinsky books

Photography & Essay Writing | Art School Diary #10

It’s been another quiet week. My CFS has still been giving me problems so I’ve spent most of my time resting and trying to catch up with sketchbook work. Fortunately, I’ve managed to get a letter from my doctor and an appointment with disability services. I don’t know if there is much my uni can do to help, but at least I won’t get in bother for missing class. This week I have been...
risograph printing

Risograph Printing & CFS Problems | ASD #9

This week I had a few really exciting workshops to attend. We were getting an introduction to risograph printing as well as a workshop on bookbinding. Both are going to be quite useful for the project we’ve just started. I was really excited about these workshops so of course, my chronic fatigue had to come along and ruin the fun. RISOGRAPH PRINTING I love risograph printing but I’ve never...
page of lecture notes

First Project Hand In | Art School Diary #8

This week I had my first proper hand in at university. I was really surprised how not stressful this was compared to the hand in days at college. It may be because this is more like an interim hand-in. My work isn’t actually graded till December. But it was still much more laid back compared to what I’m used to. FIRST PROJECT HAND IN So I had to get my poster finished because it was due to be...