Category Scottish Ten Project

Would You Like to Read My PhD Thesis?

Of course you would! If anyone is interested my PhD thesis and accompanying folio material are now available on the Glasgow School of Art’s RADAR archive which you can access HERE…

And The Reviews Are In: Evaluating Digital Dwelling

It’s been a while since I’ve had time to sit down and properly write a reflexive blog post about anything to do with my PhD, and considering I’m currently finalising the last chapter of my thesis now seemed like as good a time as any! If you keep up with the blog you will know […]

Online Exhibition: Digital Dwelling at Skara Brae

(For HD viewing you can click to the Vimeo website) The Project Digital Dwelling at Skara Brae is a collaborative project bringing together three visualisation specialists, each with very diverse methods and mediums of working. The project was initiated following a series of discussions between PhD researchers Alice Watterson and Kieran Baxter together with Dr […]

Watch the York Presentation on Skara Brae

Phew, just returning to my desk after a busy couple of weeks! Tuesday’s seminar in York is now available to watch online – I hope you all enjoy it, I’ll cringe too much to watch it back myself I think!! Feel free to add any questions in the comments box below. You can’t see the […]

What’s Coming Up in the next Few Months

As usual I’ve been ridiculously busy over the past few weeks and the blog has been a little neglected so here’s a little round up of what’s coming up in the next few months… 22nd-23rd October: DigiDoc 2012 Conference in Edinburgh where I’ll be presenting a poster on the use of laser scan data for […]

Alice Make Fire

A Sneak Peak Inside House 7…

I haven’t really had a chance to post much over the past few weeks as I’ve been so busy with project stuff, but here’s a quick peak at what I’ve been working on. This will be the final scene of our animation, Aaron and Kieran have been working away producing some fantastic animations and paintings […]

Back in the Office…

*Sigh* back at my desk! It’s always a bit of a come down after fieldwork to get back into the office! We had a brilliant week up in Orkney working between Skara Brae and Maeshowe and meeting with so many interesting people, from on site staff, to archaeologists and artists at our focus group at […]

Visualising Skara Brae: A collaborative project in archaeological visualisation

I’m sat at my desk in the DDS today looking longingly out at the rain, anticipating the week of fieldwork ahead of me and the pure joy that can only come with the knowledge that as of tomorrow it is socially acceptable for me to wear waterproof trousers all day, every day for a whole week. I […]

Thinking About How to Think About Skara Brae

Today I spent the morning rummaging through books on Skara Brae in preparation for my upcoming fieldwork in May. I’ve been pulling together various papers, books and drawings which deal with interpretation of the site and its context, trying to decide what angle to adopt for the visualisations. As I skimmed through various accounts and interpretations […]