Original proposal: How aesthetic style influences contemporary illustration
Last years theme – does modern society create a need for fictional identities?
Pros: • Enjoyed the final publication and artwork • Was a theme I wanted to research • Relates to the work I wish to create Cons: • Couldn’t focus the theme • Struggled to know where I was going • I cant write to save my life
Character and empathy
Empathy the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.
attachment affection, fondness, or sympathy for someone or something.
Key sites and online journals
Still to research: • • • • • •
Attachment research Personality types Fantasy bond The appeal- partially last year Attachment in children The need for attachment
Practical response ideas
How to make character into my focus?
How to make first hand research?