by The Magpie, Cracticus tibicen.
Also Introduction to Imagemaking, California Institute of the Arts. This book is the final assignment for a Fab Four week online course. The course is available Free through www.coursera.org
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Black White Magpie Zine created by Michelle Holland, “an initial foray into thinking about the space I inhabit and make my own, along with the black white day night duality of this space”.
Captained the Magpie Club twice, played three premierships, and was the first to notch up fifteen years service. In a colourful career he also played under an assumed name, and saved an umpire from a severe beating from an unruly North Melbourne mob. Reference: www.forever.collingwoodfc.com.au
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At The Sticky Institute (Melbourne, Australia).
Family Life of Magpies
Up to ten adult Magpies will group together in a tribe and defend their territory. Territories have reliable food and water and tall trees for nesting.
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Design appears in nature, human-made environments and artworks. Understanding design elements and principles offers a person a visual vocabulary, develops awareness of a rich visual life, enhances design abilities.
Elements (tools for expressing visual ideas) include line shape form colour value texture space.
Principles (or guidelines) include balance unity contrast pattern emphasis movement rhythm.
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Thinking about this
big white black nice bad bright
I look towards beings
with better multidimensional
Magpies. Dark and light
in a bird body who can
catch the up-draft and
Through our spaces
a screech a scream a dream.
I Put A Spell On You