House of Card

Model making week 7: Architectural Models 

This was a much, much more technical session that previous ones, and probably my least favourite – not because I didn’t get into it, but because it will take a hell of a lot longer to feel like I would be any good in this discipline.

The task was to make a model of a house out of grey card according to a pre-prepared design. I amended mine a little to have a curved wall, just because it felt like it needed some degree of creative interpretation! I didn’t complete it – this is how far I got with the sad little hovel:


And in various stages of development:

I would very much like to develop these skills though, to do something very cool, and here are four images that inspire me:

Forkbeard Fantasy

Factory Head, from the work of the amazing Forkbeard Fantasy.

Marc Hagan-Guirey

Marc Hagan-Guirey’s work for the Decorex 13 campaign.

Zim and Zou.jpg

Zim and Zou’s Forest Folk window display project.

Malena Valcarcel

Malena Valcarcel’s beautiful Tree of Knowledge book sculpture.

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