Member Competition Winner March 2018
Title: It’s All Black and White
Construction notes: A black painted timber base with a supporting armature of washi paper covered wire. Dried seaweed has been wrapped around the armature. The armature has been bent to match the flowing lines of the seaweed.
Character and Form – 12/15. This design meets the brief well. It shows contemporary techniques and is completely black and white – no other colour is showing. The innovative selection and use of plant material lifted this design above others in the competition.
Principles and Elements of Design – Balance 8/10; Dominance 8/10; Contrast 7/10; Rhythm 8/10; Proportion 3/5; Scale 3/5 could have been taller; Unity and Harmony 7/10
Creativity – 16/20. Creative use of plant material to meet the brief. The seaweed has white growth on the black dried sections.
Technique and Finish – 7/10. Neater finish with the washi paper next time
Condition – 4/5. Some ends were not neatly finished, appeared broken.