As part of the open day events, the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) where we currently based at, organised a Color Run. Mimicking the official event, staff and students were involved. Matt and I, we both were invited by the people from CRRC and did the run together with some of the CRRC employees who Read More
We have got our 11th sketcher and her doodles, Dina Johnson- Perkins. She took us in a journey of her life in China and from her trekking trip in Himalayas. Fantastic!
Hiya photography people! If you are in town this Sunday and fancy joining a photo walk in Nantang Old Street, please contact me. It’s been a while and the weather is forecasted to be sunny. We might want to check out the second phase which is recently completed. All types of cameras are welcomed, nothing Read More
A couple of weekends ago we did some aerial photography shots using one of our quadcopters. Yes, we currently possess four of those amazing quads in different sizes. To be precise, three flying ones and one is currently out of action We used this quad, FH410, which we also brought to Indonesia and flew him Read More
Hope you guys had a lovely spring festival. Matt and I escaped from the cold of Ningbo. And found ourselves sipping Bintang beers in Bali’s quiet beaches (Indonesia). Anyway, here are James Johnson-Perkins’ doodles. He shared some of his views while travelling and the scribbles are all well curated I have to say!
If you are curious about the last nine months’ scribbles, here is one for you. I compile a short video (in YouTube, click above embedded video- also make sure your VPN is on. link is here) about the content of the sketchbook (with the help of Matt on flipping pages). Name of the sketchers can Read More
Happy new year 2016! Here are Amo’s scribbles to wish you a stunning 2016 ahead. Now we have a full first sketchbook, filled in by nine sketchers. Indeed, how time flies. Fancy having a peep? Look no further, here is the link. I hope you find it inspiring, maybe you think to start having your own Read More
Hiya, happy new year! Oh wow, it is the 2016. Where has the time gone? I do love this season, from one festival (Christmas-New Year) to the Spring Festival (another new year!). The long break is here, I am sure you have some fantabulous plans lining up or living it as we speak! *hum along to Read More
The latest iteration my F450, it became the foldable carbon fibre DH410 frame which fits into a normal rucksack. The longish shape makes it easier to navigate around, in comparison with the F450 with its pure X shape, very light too. The general idea is to tremendously increase its portability. Matt is working on it Read More
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Hope we will ace 2016! Happy holidays! And for you who are enjoying the festivity with your family, cherish it (with an envious tone)
November was Kashan’s month! Here are his sketches. I love all of them, especially the “Light Up the Sky”. I think that is stunning!
As a Campus Teaching Committee representative, I am representing doctoral degree students across faculties on campus and set this site up. It has been a difficult journey to find a free forum platform that is accessible in this part of the world (in fact I created several forums), but the wait is over. Click here Read More
Hiya sketchers, there will be a meet-up with all the contributors (hopefully) to exchange stories and experience about the sketchbook. We have done the first half of a full year (milestone!), will be interesting to share your thoughts about the book. Tentative date is November 28th, please mark the date.
Last week I was privileged to attend the conference in an amazing city, Brisbane. With the intertwining theme of design, technology, arts and science'; the congress showcased an array of design research. The sixth International Congress of IASDR (International Associations of Societies of Design Research), with five member organisations: DRS, DS, CID, JSSD and KSDS. Read More
Above picture are Garima’s sketches in Ningbo Focus December 2015. Hi guys, the sketchbook has been moving from one sketcher to another sketchers for half of the year. Very excited! I hope we will complete the second half of the year, and move on to Collages as Lee Prescott started this year. Here are Read More
Hiya all, thanks for dropping by. I am hope you are reading this because you are interested on joining the study. Here are a couple of options you can choose to be in touch: 1. Email me here: [email protected] 2. Find me in Wechat. ID: miatedjosaputro Please do not hesitate to ask if you have Read More
We all have been through the ups and downs. A good friend Joy Bailey sent me a link to Jobs.ac.uk’s, and I found it really helpful listening to other people’s experience. Most importantly the coping strategy. I am glad Joy passed the information along, so here I am sharing it with you. Here is the link.
Uni of Nottingham- Life Cycle 5 China’s registration is up, peeps! mark the date: 18 October 2015. route is the usual Dong Qian Lake loop via Park Hyatt loop. if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to be in touch, i can pass messages to Matt or contact other team members! biking for Read More
Ruhi Beveridge’s amazing doodle, a very impressive looking sketch indeed. More of his doodles soon, stay tuned. Photos courtesy of Ruhi. If you fancy contributing to the sketchbook, click here to find requisite information.
The current (almost full) F450 set up, except the FPV camera, after endless of iterations and crashes. Specifications: Frame: genuine DJI F450 Flight controller: Pixraptor (upgraded Pixhawk) Speed controllers: DJI 30amp opto (x4) Motors: QXmoto 4006 680kv (x4) Props: locally made carbon fibre 1155 T-motor pattern, Tarot self locking prop adapter Battery: 5400 25c 3s Read More