Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Kapadokya Projects 2 - 702

Christ Pantocrator in the Dark Church

We talked in class on Tuesday about getting your Development Sketchbooks into order and up-to-date, so here is your homework for Friday, November 21:

  • In your DevSkbks you will write 2 entries for the Kapadokya Project assignment, Ceiling Fresco 1 and Ceiling Fresco 2.

Ceiling Fresco 1
  1. Write the date: 31 October 2008
  2. Write the Title: Ceiling Fresco 1
  3. Write an explanation of the Project. In your Explanation include the following information - (a) As a Group you decided on a ceiling painting, (b) Murat chose the image of the Christ Pantocrator from the Dark Church, (c) The idea came from visiting the churches at the Göreme Open Air Museum, (d) The ceilings in the classroom are drop ceilings with tiles and so you had a ready made grid to work with.
  4. Draw and explain the Grid. In you explanation you should explain how the grid is numbered, who has been assigned which tile and the measurement of each square/tile. You should also give the overall measurement of the final ceiling fresco (240 cm).
  5. Sketch of the Fresco. This is a quick and dirty sketch of the picture at the top of this post. After you have completed the sketch you should note the Colours of the Fresco

Ceiling Fresco 2
  1. Write the date: 18 November 2008
  2. Write a title: Ceiling Fresco 2
  3. Write an Update of the Project. In your update include the following information: (a) Where the tiles for the project came from (b) Who made the grid version of the photograph (c) How you transferred the picture to the tile.
  4. Reflect on the Process. Write about some of the challenges for tracing the tiles and some of the solutions that you came up with.
  5. List the Tiles. Each tile has a number and an artist. Record the list in your DevSkbks.

The photos for each tile are now on Flickr you can click on the link OR you can click on the picture at the top of the post and it will take you to the tiles.