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Now that I have had time to look into the methods of how I am going to talk to the audience (The Milton Model inspiration), I am now looking at ways of presenting the methods so it will attract people to my work. At the moment, I’m thinking that my audience will be those who like to go on walks in the countryside, and appreciate the landscape. I also want my work to be able to attract creatives who will appreciate the visual side of my work, even if the methods and theory aren’t really of an interest to them. I hope then, that if they’re attracted to the visual side of my work, they will end up being drawn into my landscape and my (or their) experiences with it unintentionally.

I have been looking at trying to portray my landscape in quite an abstract way, so it allows the audiences imagination to fill in the gaps without having their landscape totally dictated by me. So, I researched styles of artists books and journals and found the book ‘An Illustrated Journey‘ by Danny Gregory. I love his own style of work, but looking through this book I have been introduced to other illustrators and artists like him, like:

Ch’ng Kiah Kiean - Sketchbook Extract

Ch’ng Kiah Kiean – Sketchbook Extract

Cathy Johnson - Sketchbook Extract

Cathy Johnson – Sketchbook Extract

Andrea Joseph - Sketchbook Extract

Andrea Joseph – Sketchbook Extract

I now know that I want the create something ‘handmade’ and crafted in a way that will make the final product seem special and enhance the concept entirely. I want to make a guide that will allow the audience to follow my (or their) journey through the landscape, and be able to be used on location, or away from the location; the audience going on the journey through their imagination…

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