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Seeing the Unseen: 

How can colour be used to challenge our perceptions of the world?

Illustrative research created as part of my MA Illustration project exploring the nature of colour.

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Observing colour led me to notice aspects of my surroundings that I would otherwise have overlooked in my daily life. This included subjects of visual contrast. 

Selection of observational drawings from around Nottingham city centre. 

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Reimagining a trip to the garden centre through colour.

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Sample of drawings focusing on colours that left a 'lasting impression' after a walk around the city. Documented a day after observation to uncover what I am drawn to visually. 

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Noticing the seemingly mundane through colour, I decided to pursue colour as a way of bringing attention to the often overlooked. In doing so, I aimed to encourage beauty to be sought in unexpected places and challenge our preconceived perceptions of the world.

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