2010

Creative Education Project

Exhibited at the JamFactory, February 2011,
as part of a year-long (2010) residency with the JamFactory Metal Design Studio at the Gilles Street Primary School.

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Part A
Research and development
A metal product developed with the assistance
of the Gilles Street Primary School students.

Part B
'Gilles Street Jam' brooches
Working with JamFactory Creative Director Christian Hall, and fellow Metal Design Studio Associate Hannah Carlyle, to assist 18 selected Gilles Street Primary School students to conceptually develop and produce their own limited-edition range of artist brooches.

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Building blocks, 2010 - Peta Kruger
milled and annodised aluminium
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Step 1
Investigating buildings and blocks
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Step 2
Making test blocks
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Step 3
Drawing in 2D and 3D
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Step 4
Designing form
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Step 5
Designing fun and chaos
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Step 6
Colour and materials
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Step 7
Designing patterns
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Building blocks, 2010 - Peta Kruger
Aluminium, steel and magnets
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Part B - 'Gilles St Jam' Step 1
Wearable objects, only brown paper
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Step 2 - only coloured card
Telling a story about you
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Coloured Pencils Watchband
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Step 3 - individual artist brooch
Mountains and Clouds
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Swingin' Strong Men
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Step 3 - turning 3D into 2D
Artist brooch turned into a graphic
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Designs prepared for laser cutting
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Step 4 - metal workshop
Drawing with wire
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Roller-printing
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Object and impression
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Translating an idea into metal
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Saw-piercing practice
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Positive and negative
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Step 5 - metal brooches
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Step 6 - finished products
Laser cut and hand made by students