Nine Months and Other Thoughts

The project has twisted and turned through the journey. The nine months was not as I expected, and the end result is better than I dared hope. We began the third year with an eye to a landscape based project. That quickly unfolded beneath me as my ideas lacked depth, and I lacked belief in …

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The Hanging!

After some fighting with blunt screws, and flat drill batteries I hung the pictures. Very pleased to see that they went up level. I was happy with the order of the images going from left to right. The light is excellent in the room, and I have been allocated plenty of space to allow my …

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Printing Decisions

My first thoughts on printing was to use a heavy watercolour type paper, and mount the heavy paper on a solid wooden board. The thinking behind this idea was to emulate the canvas/ painting feel to the photographs. I examined a number of heavy papers, and planned to do a series of experimental print runs …

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Thoughts on the Final Images

The seven, in the order that they will be hung .    I managed to get a different angle on this image, and I need a fully painted image to set the left hand side of the exhibition. This is the stand out image from the set. Bones.. bones. It s all about the bones..             This …

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Finals…

The Book “Deconstruction” was started yesterday and completed midnight. Finalised and sent to print. Deconstruction By Alisdair Tait Print Book, 38 Pages Large Square, 30 × 30 cm Created with InDesign Publish date: May 06 2014, 14:03 PDT Last edit: May 06 2014, 23:16 PDT All A1 .tif images cropped, prepared and uploaded to Whitewall …

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Exhibition Problems and Solutions

The original idea I had in my head was to have each person displayed on the wall in a series of reveals. Starting as a series of four or five photographs with the fully painted subject, then moving through the process to the end image with little or no paint. The advantage in that method …

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To Do List…

The end is very close, and I cannot afford to lose focus. All decisions must be made by Friday 9th May. I must decide on the pictures for the wall. Decide size of picture, and have them sent off to Whitewall. Close the Blog as far as sending the printed version off to print. Write …

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Project Name…?

I still not have settled on a final name for the project. I find that interesting and strange… One of the reasons might be that the project has metamorphosed gradually and significantly over the months, and in a way has become something unexpected. I started with “Chimera”.. the title of the blog. That fitted the …

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