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Title: Ceramic art and expression: experimenting with mosaic art
Authors: Attakorah, Paul Owusu
Issue Date: 9-Nov-2015
Abstract: Mosaic art has been practiced all over the world and generally in two dimensional forms. The main objective of this project is to depict Clay beads mosaic in a three dimensional form for better appreciation and artistic grandeur in clay medium. Inspired by the wisdom of the Egret bird, a design was developed to produce a thought- provoking piece titled “Wisdom Bead Mosaic”. This work was achieved through design thinking, systematic procedure and a tandem of artistic skills and studio practice. The materials used were clay, iron rods and binding wire. The nine (9) feet work provided stimuli among both artist and non-artist. It became evidently clear that mosaic art can be expressively executed in three dimensional and be a resource for beautifying the environment. The project has argued for extrapolation of techniques into different dimensions and also the exemplification and careful repetition of beads and material culture
Description: A Thesis submitted to the Department of Industrial Art, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of fine art (CERAMICS) College of Art and Built Environment, 2015
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/8126
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