Throwback Thursday – Design school projects – Midsummer Eve

Design School projects - Midsummer Eve

Design School projects – Midsummer Eve

In the efforts to clean up some of my sewing and crafting area, I’m going through a bunch of my old projects from Design School. I’m going to end up pitching the old posters into the recycling bin (because they’re large, and I need the case I’ve been storing them in for other things) but I thought I’d take a moment to go through them, take a few photos for the memories… and why not share some of them here too?

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Throwback Thursday – Design school projects – Vanity Bridal Wear

Design School project - "Vanity Bridal Wear" - a fabric manipulation challenge

Design School project – “Vanity Bridal Wear” – a fabric manipulation challenge

In the efforts to clean up some of my sewing and crafting area, I’m going through a bunch of my old projects from Design School. I’m going to end up pitching the old posters into the recycling bin (because they’re large, and I need the case I’ve been storing them in for other things) but I thought I’d take a moment to go through them, take a few photos for the memories… and why not share some of them here too?

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Throwback Thursday – Design school projects – Fog Moon

Design School projects - Fog Moon

Design School projects – Fog Moon

In the efforts to clean up some of my sewing and crafting area, I’m going through a bunch of my old projects from Design School. I’m going to end up pitching the old posters into the recycling bin (because they’re large, and I need the case I’ve been storing them in for other things) but I thought I’d take a moment to go through them, take a few photos for the memories… and why not share some of them here too?

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Throwback Thursday – Design school projects – Angels in America

Design School projects - Angels in America

Design School projects – Angels in America

In the efforts to clean up some of my sewing and crafting area, I’m going through a bunch of my old projects from Design School. I’m going to end up pitching the old posters into the recycling bin (because they’re large, and I need the case I’ve been storing them in for other things) but I thought I’d take a moment to go through them, take a few photos for the memories… and why not share some of them here too?

Now… my skill set going into Design School was construction. I got pretty good at drafting and tailoring as well, and even got pretty good at doing spec drawings (the line drawings that show you what the garment will ACTUALLY look like, to scale). However, I didn’t go into Design School being a great illustrator, and while I got BETTER while I was there, it was still always something I struggled with. There were so many GREAT artists in my program… I was not one of them!

So… be kind as you check out the posters for my different projects!

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RAM Vikings – Art styles

I’ve subsequently taken a really great class on the different Viking Age art styles, through the SCA – but there was also a really neat display at the Danish Viking Exhibit at the Royal Alberta Museum (RAM).  Today’s blog post will have some of the photos from that display.

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