Word project final stages

Once I was done with the word, I added 4-5 quills around the letter forms to make it look more organic and as if the things were sprouting out of the letters. Then it was time for photographing.  I photographed my paper weaved word last week in the small garden next to Graphic Design and…

Word project 2nd critique + process

Again, I started off with printing the flipped version of the word and tiling it. When I finally started paper quilling, there were few tool that really aided the process: Glue: I found white glue to be very helpful because once it dried it did not show at all. DIY Quilling stick: I found this…

Word project Paper quilling research

So after the first critique, I researched a lot on the different quilling styles and watched tutorials for some basic knowledge. Last time I did paper quilling was when I was in 6th or 7th grade and though it is easy, I wanted to know some quilling hacks that would help me finish faster since…

First word critique

Starting on the final word from the experimentation stage has been an interesting experience until now. Initially, my idea was that I would make paper quillings and stick them on foam board with white background as a way to present the word “مزخرف” (ornate) simplistically. However, I could not find all the materials needed for…

Refined experimentations

Pebbles Experiment #1   Experiment #2 Candy in water and frozen milk The frozen milk completely disappeared when the candy and water was placed in it Beauty in simplicity Paper, playing with light and shadow Experiment # 3 Follow up on experimentation 3 idea Making “مز” with paper Placing it in a location

Word project – Research + Experimentation STAGE 2

After the project we did of placing the print out words in the saffron hall and looking at them from the first floor, I learnt a lot of new things. First of all I realised, the computer by itself places some letters closer to each other. For example, in chaotic, t and i are closer…

Word project – Research STAGE 1

  The new project for type is challenging as well as interesting. I find it quite challenging as the arabic words have various other meanings in arabic which does not exist in English and understanding these new meanings was a little difficult.     Researching quotes related to the list of words Finding meanings from…