My Line is Emo (15 Aug)

18 Emotions

Fondness – affection or liking for someone/something


Passion – strong, barely controllable emotion


Elation – great happiness and exhilaration

Zeal – great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause/an objective


Contentment – a state of happiness and satisfaction

Pride – a feeling of satisfaction derived from an achievement

Optimism – hopefulness and confidence about the future/the success of something

Surprise – feeling of astonishment and shock

Grouchiness – bad tempered, tending to complain and grumble


Fury – wild, violent anger

Envy – a feeling of discontented or resentful longing for someone else’s possessions or qualities, etc

Agony – extreme physical or mental suffering


Hopelessness – having no expectation of good or success, despairing

Guilt – a feeling of responsibility for doing something bad or wrong

Alienation –  a feeling of isolation, estrangement 


Alarm – an anxious awareness of danger

Panic – a sudden uncontrollable fear or anxiety, often causing wildly unthinking behaviour

Uneasiness – lacking a sense of security

Artist featured in project brief:

Cai Guo-Qiang

Born in 1957 in Fujian, China, Cai is known for using explosives in his artwork. He also choreographed the fireworks show of footprints leading towards the Olympic stadium in the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics in 2008.


Will be uploading the work from last week’s monoprinting and mark-making lesson when I’m able to find a scanner :-)



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