Like Porcelain dress by Catherine Jingyi Weng. Photo by Dan Boud

Shape 2021 Student Portfolios – Textiles and Design

4 March 2022 – 14 August 2022 Powerhouse Museum

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TEXTILE ARTS – Textile Wall Hanging

Lauren Fox

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Annotation

Lauren provides a detailed justification for her selected focus area in textile arts. Her inspirations, including the great hall tapestry, the Great Barrier Reef, coral bleaching, crochet and techniques using colour and texture to manipulate textiles all link to her theme. Lauren has critically analysed and accurately communicated the connection of her historical, cultural and contemporary inspirations to her wall hangings. She has a diverse range of well labelled images used to clarify her creative techniques and design progress. These inspirations are clearly reflected in her Barrier Reef wall hangings.

Examination Criteria

Design inspiration

Marking Guideline

  • Relevance to focus area
  • Justification of creative and/or innovative design
  • Relationship to historical/cultural or contemporary factors
  • Communication techniques to support written information

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APPAREL – The Live Retro

Vo Tuong Vy Nguyen

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Annotation

Vo Tuong Vy has high quality, fully labelled drawings that echo her retro inspired dress. Her graphic drawings display a progression of the visual development from first concept on to the second design, while expressing a playful and creative aesthetic. Vo Tuong Vy, in a logical and sequential presentation, developed her designs ideas with an obvious connection to her inspiration. She has highlighted the aesthetic and functional features of each idea, then evaluated their strengths and weaknesses, referencing the elements and principles of design for each concept.

Examination Criteria

Visual design development

Marking Guideline

  • Drawings/sketches
  • Presented as either graphic or free, not to an industry standard
  • Indicate mood, feel and emotion of the design
  • Provide specific information about the design features
  • Inspiration, development and evaluation of design ideas
  • Analysis of functional and aesthetic design
  • Evidence of creativity throughout visual design development
  • Quality presentation of visual design development

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TEXTILE ARTS – Echoes of the Bush

Emma-Rose Fraser

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Annotation

Emma has a detailed and accurate description of her Australian bushland textile arts wall hanging. She explains her intention with methods of colouration, threads, embroidered surface decoration, machining, felting and the unique hanging design of finished components. As part of her manufacturing specifications, she includes a neatly presented, accurately labelled and scaled front and back production drawings. Emma has recorded the various features in a key table giving further information, which includes measurements, techniques, embellishments and structural frames for the wall hanging.

Examination Criteria

Description

  • Description of item/s
  • Use of commercial pattern and/or individually designed patterns

Production drawings

  • To scale and in proportion
  • Fully dimensioned (including seam size, cuff size, border dimensions, yoke size, the number of seams, hanging dimensions etc)
  • Most appropriate view/s of an item/s with all relevant measurements clearly communicated
  • Front and back views, including the grain line on the item/s
  • Pattern shapes include all pattern markings, as appropriate to the items

Marking Guideline

Manufacturing Specifications

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COSTUME – The Firebird

Rose Guiffre

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Annotation

Rose has included neatly presented pattern development and accurately labelled pattern pieces. Her front and back production drawings are professional quality with measurements clearly reflecting the construction of the Firebird costume. Rose has an itemised costing table with total cost, and a complete product label accurate for the Firebird Costume. A comprehensive order of construction demonstrates a sequential progression and is easily followed through to completion of the item. It refers logically back to the production plan and the manufacturing specification.

Examination Criteria

Manufacturing specifications

Marking Guideline

Production drawings

To scale and in proportion

  • Fully dimensioned (including seam size, yoke size, the number of seams, etc)
  • Most appropriate view/s of an item/s with all relevant measurements clearly communicated
  • Front and back views, including the grain line on the item/s
  • Pattern shapes include all pattern markings, as appropriate to the items

Technical production plans

  • Quantity of material
  • Notions required
  • Itemised cost
  • Total cost
  • Order of construction

Product label

  • Care instructions
  • Fibre content
  • Size
  • Country of manufacture
  • Brand name

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COSTUME – The Chronicles of Clockwork

Georgia Turner

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Annotation

Georgia has experimented extensively with materials, equipment and manufacturing processes that were unique and relevant to the production of her steampunk, Victorian inspired outfit. Her manufacturing experiments are clear and relevant, including an aim, method, result and conclusion. Georgia has included actual evidence of each experiment specifically showing the end results with the conclusion explaining the manufacturing choice to be used in The Chronicles of Clockwork costume.

Examination Criteria

Investigation
Experimentation
Evaluation

Marking Guideline

Experiments extensively with

  • Manufacturing processes applicable to the item/s

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