Library current awareness blog for Computing, Product Design, Design Engineering, Maths and Stats at Middlesex University, London, U.K.
Monday, 28 November 2016
Sketchbooks exhibition in the library
The exhibition currently showing on
the Ground Floor of The Sheppard Library is a celebration of the sketchbook and
shows the work of students from the Illustration programme and staff members
across art and design disciplines based in the Grove.
You can see the variety of media
(pencil, crayon, ink, biro paper, card, fabric) and many techniques which
capture a moment, a movement, an idea, an experiment or a train of thought. Caught
between pages were scribbled shopping lists, song lyrics, tickets, and dried
leaves, so the sketchbook becomes an animated journal or a visual diary.
The exhibition continues downstairs in
the Basement by showing some of the library’s material about creating and using
sketchbooks, including titles by current members of staff or including work by