On Monday my group named the 'Spontaneous Sisters' hosted a 'Eat Trappy' (a surreal tea party) at college for the 'Fiction Vs Reality' brief for the Cross Pathway Project. The project's focus was about team work, identifying each others strengths/style and ideas generation which would lead to a final piece.
I collaborated with Adele from Graphic Design and Chantelle who is also a Illustrator. We all got along really well, bounced ideas from each other and worked very hard within the stringent deadline. We each made animal masks that fitted with the woodland theme of the room, we used real leaves/twigs to decorate the room and floor, and also created surreal props and imagery to bring the feel of the event to life, not to mention the woodland themed cupcakes and endless biscuit supply!.
Cups of tea and lots of biscuits later, we were graced with a busy, warm, candlelit 'Eat Trappy' with students and tutors chatting and taking in the surreal visuals around the room. We also asked all who attended to leave feedback, comments or even draw something, We were delighted with the lovely, positive feedback. It was really encouraging and has given my confidence a boost!.
I really enjoyed the project and also the lovely, hardworking team I worked with, we took risks and were all surprised at what you can really achieve in such a short space of time. It's definitely inspired us to do something like this again in the future. I will get some photos on here of the event shortly.